Audrey A. Leicht, age 85,a Manitowoc resident, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Maritime Gardens of Manitowoc.
Audrey was born on September 23, 1936 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Raymond and Christina (Kresser) Thone. She was a graduate of Valders High School with the class of 1954. On September 17, 1960 she married Donald H. Leicht at Gjerpen Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2013. Audrey was employed with Mirro and retired from Paragon. She enjoyed accompanying her husband Don to Brewer games, her favorite part being people watching and the snacks. Audrey was a long time member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Manitowoc, and a faithful follower of Jesus Christ. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her three children: Penny (Bill) Schneider, Newton, John (Karen) Leicht, Gurnee, IL, Mark Leicht, Manitowoc; nine grandchildren: Jennifer (Daniel) Junk, Manitowoc, Kristin Schneider, Madison, Jacob Leicht, Champaign Urbana, IL, Joshua Leicht, Jeremy Leicht, Kaylee Leicht, all of Gurnee, IL, Matt (Jana) Leicht, John Leicht, Stephanie Leicht, all of Manitowoc; three great grandchildren: Willow, Jordy and Aaliyah; two sisters: Bertha Kulnick, Manitowoc, Marlene (Leonard) Kohlman, Manitowoc; and one sister-in-law: Mary Ann Thone, Fond du Lac. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter-in-law: Donna Leicht; four brothers: Donald (Elaine) Thone, Raymond (Lorraine) Thone, Kenneth Thone, Ralph Thone; two sisters: Margaret (Ronald) Wisnowski, Betty Jane Thone; one brother-in-law: Charles Kulnick; three nephews and one niece: Terry Kohlman, Jeffrey Thone, Cheri Sattler and David Kulnick.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Zachary DeArmond with burial at Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Town of Kossuth.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Manitowoc, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.lakeshorefamilyfuneralhomes.com.
The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staffs of Maritime Gardens, Manitowoc, and St. Croix Hospice for all the care and compassion shown to Audrey and her family.