Oldenburg,  Leo Anthony

Oldenburg, Leo Anthony

Male 1921 - 2010  (88 years)

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  • Name Oldenburg, Leo Anthony  [1
    Born 30 Dec 1921  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Dec 2010  Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Midwest Medical Center
    Buried 30 Dec 2010  Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • St. Marys Cemetary
    Person ID I333  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Oldenburg, Albert J.,   b. 15 Dec 1883, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1939, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Schnerre, Helena A,   b. 19 Nov 1890, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1982, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 20 Jan 1909 
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Dec 2010 - Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Dec 2010 - Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Documents
    2010-12-27 Leo Oldenburg Obituary
    2010-12-27 Leo Oldenburg Obituary

    Histories
    Leo Anthony Oldenburg Story.ftms
    Leo Anthony Oldenburg Story.ftms

  • Notes 


    • Leo and Mary were twins

      The Galena Gazette, 716 S. Bench St., Galena , IL 61036, 815.777.0019
      12/28/2010

      Leo A. Oldenburg

      GALENA, Ill.--Leo A Oldenburg, 88 of Galena, Ill., died Monday, December 27, 2010 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena, surrounded by his family.
      He was born on Dec. 30, 1921 in Galena, the son of Albert and Helena (Schnere) Oldenburg. He married Rose Manz on May 26, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena.
      He attended St. Mary's Catholic School and graduated from Galena High School in 1940. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church all of his life. Leo worked at the Savanna (Illinois) Army Depot after high school graduation then joined the United States Army Air Corp in 1943, where he reached the rank of Captain and was a bombardier on the B-17 bomber during World War II in Europe. After the war, he returned to Galena where he began a grocery store business in East Galena and in 1959 opened Leo's Super Valu supermarket until he retired in 1980. Leo was also one of the founding board members of the Galena State Bank and Trust Co. in 1967 where he served as the chairman of the board from 1973 to 2003 and retired from that board in 2010. Leo was a very active member of his community and his church. He served as president or chairman of the Galena Chamber of Commerce, Galena Foundation, Tri-County Easter Seal Committee, The Galena-Stauss Hospital, Galena Historical Society, St. Mary's Parish Council, St. Mary's Cemetery Board, and the Diocese of Rockford Stewardship Committee. He was also a member of the Diocese of Rockford Finance Council, St. Mary's Finance Council, Galena Moose Lodge, Galena Community Development Fund, Jo Daviess County Housing Authority, Galena Elks Lodge, Galena Eagles Lodge, Galena VFW, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, and the Galena City Council.
      He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rose; three children, David and Margaret (Piquett) Oldenburg and Mary (Oldenburg) and Gary Jobgen, both of Galena, and Mark and Ann (Feeley) Oldenburg of Rochester, Minn.; nine grandchildren, Matthew Oldenburg, Jennifer (Wyatt) Anderson, Paul (Amy) Oldenburg, Eric (Emily) Oldenburg, Angela (Mike) Kueny, Joseph Oldenburg, Martha Oldenburg, Emily Jobgen and Christina Jobgen; four great- grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, Shelly and Michael Jobgen; four sisters, Antionette Staggs of Lebanon, Ore., Imelda Olech of Wheeling, Ill., and Mary Wienen and Dorie Virtue, both of Galena; one brother, Francis (Dorothy) Oldenburg of Galena; and two sisters-in-law, Marie Oldenburg of Galena and Rose Oldenburg of Aurora, Ill.
      He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Robert, Ambrose and Albert Raymond Oldenburg; and one sister, Gladys Green.
      Friends may call from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday, December 29, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where the rosary will be recited at 3 p.m.
      A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena, with the Rev. Christopher Kuhn officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Galena.
      The family would like to thank Dr Bernard, Dr Vandigo and the entire staff of Midwest Medical Center for their tremendous service and support.

  • Sources 
    1. [S589] Obituary - Leo A. Oldenburg, Galena Gazette, Galena, IL - 12/28/2010.

    2. [S905] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.;), Publication Date: 12/ 29/ 2010; Web edition: http://www.postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?z=5&a=483376.
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