Leo E. Herzog

Born: Fri., May 10, 1935
Died: Tue., Nov. 17, 2015


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 19, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Graveside Service

1:30 PM Fri., Nov. 20, 2015
Location: Greenmount Cemetery

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   Leo E. Herzog, 80, of Quincy, died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday (November 17, 2015) in his home.

   Born May 10, 1935 in Loraine, Illinois , Leo was the son of Ernest and Mildred Thurnhoffer Herzog. On September 5, 1958  he married Betty Potts in Salem Church in Quincy. She preceded him in death on July 27, 2001.  Leo later married Dolores Jacobs Leebold on May 10, 2003 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on July 8, 2012.

   Leo was a 1953 graduate of Warsaw High School.  He then served in the Illinois National Guard Reserves for 6 years.  Leo was a member of Salem Evangelical Church of Christ all of his adult life, and was active in the Salem Brotherhood, and Kings and Queens. He was also a member of the CB radio club in his earlier years, and enjoyed camping, watching NASCAR, St. Louis Blues hockey, and Cub's baseball games.  Leo never met a stranger and was a true friend to many, and valued those friendships.  He greatly enjoyed visiting with his family and friends. He especially loved his grandchildren and watching them grow into young adults.  

   Leo was employed for 28 years at the Electric Wheel Division of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, until the plant closed.  He then worked  9 years at Quincy Paper Box until his retirement.  

   Survivors include a son, David Herzog (Dawn) of Quincy;  five grandchildren, Joshua Herzog, Ryan Herzog, and Makayla Herzog all of Quincy, Taylor Mueller and Joseph Mueller both of St. Louis, MO; two sisters, Janice Corrigan (Dale) of Quincy and Betty Thompson (Lee) of Niota, IL; also surviving are many loving nieces and nephews

   Leo was preceded in death by his parents; his two wives, Betty and Dolores; two daughters, Dena Morrison and Debra Herzog; and a sister, Eileen Smith.  

   Graveside services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Henry Murray officiating.  

   Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.  

   Memorials may be made to the Addus Health Care.

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Connie Mowen
   Posted Thu November 19, 2015
So sorry to hear of Leo's passing, although I knew he had not been well for a long time.
We enjoyed all those years at Salem Church with him and your family. Especially those 40 some years in the Kings and Queens Organization .
You have our Sympathy,
Connie M Mowen and family

Jeanette Bohne
   Posted Thu November 19, 2015

Dawn, Dave and family I was so sorry to learn of Leo's passing. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of Great Loss. God Bless.

Mary Fuller
   Posted Sat November 21, 2015
So very sorry to hear of Leo's passing. I have known him for several years and he was a wonderful person. My thought and prayers are with his family

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