JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

Leonard D. Neideffer
            
Leonard D. Neideffer, 64, of Mt. Vernon, died 5:45 p.m. May 17, 2002, at 
St. Mary’s/Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
            
He was retired from General Radiator.
            
Mr. Neideffer was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Centralia to Truman and Ruth B. (Ward) Neideffer.  
He married Mary Neideffer June 16, 1959; she survives.
            
Graveside services will be head 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hopewell Cemetery. The Rev. Merle Fullerton 
will officiate.  Those attending the graveside service for Leonard Neideffer are asked to go 
directly to the cemetery on Tuesday afternoon.
            
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home.
            
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Leonard “Sparky” Neideffer and wife 
Alice of Bluford and Jeff Neideffer of Bonnie; two daughters, Mary Hutcherson Wren of 
Galveston Bay, Texas, and Alma Curtis of Texico; a sister, Mary Weisbecker and husband Ronald 
of Wayne City; several grandchildren; a great-grand-daughter; and several nieces and nephews.
            
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He was a drummer for a local band, Nelson McCormick and 
the County Three.
            
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association and will be accepted 
at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Ill, 62864.
            
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 
for obituary information at any time.

Source: 
Date: 5-17-2002
Submitted by; Ken Richardson


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