Leo A. Kuisle — Stewartville

STEWARTVILLE — A funeral Mass for Leo A. Kuisle will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Bridget’s in rural Simpson, Minn., with the Revs. Thomas Manahan and Christopher Manahan, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bridget’s cemetery.

Mr. Kuisle, 47, of Stewartville, died Thursday (May 15, 2008) after being struck by a car.

He was born Dec. 23, 1960, in Rochester, where he grew up. He graduated from Lourdes High School in 1973. He then graduated from vocational school in carpentry and did carpentry for a few years. On July 18, 1992, he married Kellie Fett at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church. He worked for Halcon Corp. for 12 years, then 15 years for Ames Construction, where he was a foreman at the time of the accident. He was a John Deere tractor collector and enjoyed hunting and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Michelle (Edward) Copeman of Fountain, Carmen Nash of Austin and Rebecca Nash of Stewartville; four grandchildren; mother, Mary Lou of Rochester; five brothers, Timothy (Karla) of Springfield, Minn. and Edward (Pam), Matthew (Margy), Joseph (Judy) and Martin, all of Rochester; and two sisters, Rita (David) Griffin and Karen (Harry) Jenkins, both of Rochester. He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester.


Memorials to the family are preferred.

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