Earl Alton Leininger, 97 of Broken Bow, passed away Monday, May 8th, 2017 at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Services will be Friday, May 12th at 10:30 am at Faith Bible Church in Arcadia. Pastor Ray Berry will officiate. Burial will follow at the Arcadia Township Cemetery in Arcadia. Visitation will be Thursday, May 11th from 5 to 7 at the church. Govier Brothers Funeral Home in Broken Bow will be in charge of arrangements.
Earl Alton Leininger, the son of Robert and Myrtle (Jewell) Leininger was born on May 6, 1920 in Sherman County, Nebraska.
On November 12, 1941, he was united in marriage to Ruth L. Traver in Broken Bow (the love of his life). The couple lived in Omaha for a short time before returning to Arcadia where he fulfilled his love of
They moved to Idaho for a short time before returning to the home farm in Arcadia where he farmed, ran “Earl’s Feed and Supply”, and sold Golden Harvest Seed Corn, before retiring in 2013.
He is survived by his wife Ruth, a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Trudy Leininger of Meridan, Idaho, a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Rod Brockman of Gretna, Nebraska, and a daughter and son-in-law Cindy and Dave Zauha of Broken Bow, Nebraska, 10 grand children, 46 great grand children, and many great great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Myrtle Leininger, 2 brothers, Gerald Leininger and Dale Leininger and one sister, Donna Crawford.
Earl always had a story and a twinkle in his eye.