LEFFERT, Cecil Dec 10, 1929 – Oct 1, 2020

Cecil Fredrick Leffert, 90 years of age of Valparaiso, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was born at home on Dec. 10, 1929 (due to a snowstorm was registered Dec. 11) in Logansport, Indiana, to Arthur and Triva (Vance) Leffert.
Cecil was a farmer until he graduated in 1948 from Washington Township School in Cass County and Uncle Sam wanted him for the Army. On July 1st, 1951, he married Charlene Brant at Colorado Springs, Colorado, on the Camp Carson Army Base 69 years ago. On his return from Germany, Cecil worked for five years on the Pennsylvania Railroad in the signal department. In 1959 Cecil moved to South Haven and worked for 32 years for GTE-Verizon, 25 years was spent in the summers at Christie Lake in Michigan fishing and with friends. Cecil was a lifetime member at American Legion Post 502 and Hobart VFW 5365.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Steven H. Leffert; and infant son.
Cecil is survived by his wife, Charlene; daughters, Diane E. (Marty) Martin, Michelle “Mickey” (William) Moore; sister, Donna Jean Ricci, and brother, Joseph (Barbara) Leffert, both of Logansport; grandsons, Steven A. Leffert, Brandon Martin; granddaughters, Aleece (Tony) Schuch, Britni (Andy Wagner) Martin, Heaven Moore, Andreya Moore; three great-granddaughters, Lillian Leffert, Deliaha Leffert, Brooklyn Shuch; great-grandson, Edward Moore.
In lieu of flowers contributions to a charity of your choice in Cecil’s memory would be appreciated.
Cecil will be laid to rest at McCool Cemetery, Portage, Indiana, at a private service to be held later. A celebration of Cecil’s life for family and friends will take place at a later date. Arrangements made with Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel. To leave online condolences to the family please visit www.ee-fh.com.

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