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Floyd E. Leffert, age 73, Roanoke, passed away at 2:09 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in the Fort Wayne VA Hospital.

Born June 12, 1944, in Logansport, he was the son of Robert F. and Mary E. Marlatt Leffert.

A 1962 graduate of Logansport High School, Floyd received a bachelor's degree from IPFW.

He was a United States Army veteran, having served in Vietnam, and was a member of the American Legion and life member of the VFW.
Floyd was retired from both NIPSCO and the Indiana Department of Transportation, where he was a Union Representative for the UAW, AFT Local 9212.

He had been a volunteer firefighter for the Markle Volunteer fire department. He enjoyed NASCAR, and professional baseball.

Surviving are his children: Scott (Deeanna) Leffert, Chesterton; Denise (Bill) Tiede, Winamac; Michael Leffert, Logansport and Jesse (Deeda) Leffert, Markle; two brothers: Paul (Vicky) Leffert, Aldie, Virginia; Robert Leffert, Jr., Las Vegas, Nevada; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Kroeger Funeral Home, with Rev. Dean Snyder officiating.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, also at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Veterans Square section of Mount Hope Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.

Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 7, 2017
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