Dr. Kenneth W.  Leinweber

Dr. Kenneth W. Leinweber

Dr. Kenneth W. Leinweber, 80, Palmyra, Mo., passed away Monday, July 22, 2019, in his home.

Dr. Leinweber was born Nov. 22, 1938, in San Jose, Ill., to Paul Franklin Leinweber and Florence Evelyn Shipp Leinweber. He was married to Carol Ann McComber on June 25, 1961, in Davenport Iowa. She preceded him in death on March 8, 1998.

Survivors include two daughters, Valerie (Jeff) Dornberger, Palmyra; and Vonette (Kim) Sutter, Taylor, Mo.; four grandchildren, Alex (Dustin) McIntosh, Austen (Loren) Dornberger, all of Palmyra; and Wade Sutter and Bennett Sutter, Taylor; one great-grandchild, Cecily June McIntosh, Palmyra; one brother, Russell (Stella) Leinweber, Mason City, Ill.; one sister, Arleta (Bill) Lynn, Davenport, Iowa.; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

He was also receded in death by his parents; son, Bryan P. Leinweber; brothers; Stanley Leinweber, Dr. Robert Leinweber and Clifford Leinweber and his wife, Connie.

Dr. Leinweber was a 1956 graduate of Easton, Ill. High School and went on to become a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1962. He then served the community of Palmyra as a chiropractor for 48 years until his retirement.

In his personal time, his hobbies and interests included gathering with his family, gardening, model railroading, traveling, admiring old farm equipment and working in his shop.

As a member of the Palmyra Jaycees, he was one of the founding members of The Flower City Park. He was a member of the North River Old Iron Club and Heritage Seekers, and helped with the Old Marion County Jail restoration project.

Funeral services will be at 12 p.m., Friday, July 26, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Rev. Roger Ricketts  and Kim Sutter will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Palmyra, Mo.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday, July 26, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Flower City Park, First Presbyterian Church or the Marion County Jail restoration project.

Online condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.

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