Robert John Leonard, USCG 1950-53.

Male 1929 - 2017  (87 years)


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  • Name Robert John Leonard, USCG 1950-53. 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 31 Aug 1929  Detroit, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jan 2017  Marysvillle, Port Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Beechwood Cemetery, Lambton County, Forest, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3547  Default
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2017 

    Father Philip Patrick Leonard,   b. 6 Aug 1876, Bosanquet, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Forest, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Leonie Pollet,   b. 16 Aug 1894, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 60 years) 
    Family ID F906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
    +1. Philip Leonard
     2. Living
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F1232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Robert John Leonard
    Robert John Leonard
    Marysville, Port Huron, Michigan, USA

  • Notes 
    • Robert John Leonard, 87, of Marysville formerly of Port Huron, died Monday, January 16, 2017. He was born August 31, 1929 in Detroit to the late Philip and Leonie (Pollet)Leonard. He married Elaine Bedard on August 17, 1957 in St. Christopher Catholic Church, Forest, Ontario. Robert graduated from Fordson High School in Dearborn. He then enlisted in the Coast Guard from 1950-1953. He attended and graduated from the University of Detroit in 1956 with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Robert and his brothers built, owned, and operated Indian Hills Golf Course in Forest, Ontario. They also built St. Clair Wilderness Campground in St. Clair, MI in 1970, where he owned and operated it until his retirement. He was a wonderful husband, loving father and fantastic grandfather.
      He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elaine; sons, Philip (Leslie) Leonard and Richard (Pamela) Leonard; grandchildren, Jack Leonard, Coral Rita Leonard, and Amber Reef Leonard; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, Phillip and Dennis. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 in St. Stephens Catholic Church with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. until the time of service. The Reverend Salvatore Palazzolo will officiate.Burial will be in Beachwood Cemetery, Forest, Ontario, Canada.Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association.