Leo Roof


LEIPSIC -- Leo B. Roof, 82, of Leipsic, died at 8:55 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.

He was born December 14, 1930, in Townwood, Putnam County, Ohio, to the late Lawrence and Frances (Seimet) Roof. On June 1, 1970, he married Diane Crawford, who survives in Leipsic.

Leo is survived by his children, Sandra (Jim) Cirino, Patricia (Jr.) Bray and Marcus (Edna) Roof Sr., all of Texas, Linda Roof of Georgia, and Beverly (Peter) Ulrick of Ohio; a brother; two sisters; and many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were two brothers and a sister.

Leo was a lifelong farmer and retired from ODOT after 30 years. He was a member of the Ottawa Eagles.

A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Gilboa United Methodist Church, Gilboa, with Pastor Tom Graves officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary's Cemetery, Leipsic. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Monday at Gilboa United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made toward the funeral. Arrangements are being handled by Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic. Condolences may be sent to www.lovefuneralhome.com.

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