Leslie John Emmers 1930–2020 Le Center—Leslie John Emmers, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 25 from 9am-10am at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Le Center with Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 10am. Interment will be held in Calvary Cemetery in Le Center. Military honors will be provided by the Le Center area Veterans Honor Guard. Leslie was born on April 20, 1930 in Mankato to John "Jack" and Marjorie (Kneefe) Emmers. He was a graduate of Le Center High School and later served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Leslie was united in marriage to Marlene Gostomczik at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lexington on April 23, 1957. He worked as a dispatcher and water patrol for the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Department for 37 years, retiring in 2008. Leslie is survived by his children, John (Roxanne) Emmers of Blaine, and Bryan (Carrie) Emmers of Lonsdale; grandchildren, Tim (Rochelle) Emmers of Good Thunder, Tracy Jacobsen of St. Peter, Caley Emmers of St. Louis Park, and Jaden Emmers of Lonsdale; step-grandchildren, Nickole, Sheila, and Kyle; and 10 great grandchildren. Leslie is preceded in death by wife, Marlene; parents; brother, Richard Emmers; brother-in-law, Dennis Foster Sr. Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center. 507-357-6116 www.lecenterfuneralhome.com.
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