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Leon D Wienke

March 28, 1956 — November 14, 2023



Leon Dennis Wienke, passed away on November 14, 2023, at the age of 67. He was born in Wausau, WI on March 28, 1956, to his late parents, Martin and Margareta Wienke. Leon resided in Tripoli, WI until his passing.

Leon took pleasure in the simple joys of life.  He had a passion for hunting, fishing and playing cards. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing sheepshead.   After retiring, he enjoyed preparing mouthwatering smoked meats and sausages. Whether it was spending time outdoors or engaging in friendly card games, Leon found happiness in the company of family and friends.


Leon is survived by his siblings Marlene (Stephen) Kroening, Harold (Debra) Wienke, Diane (Bruce) Smith and Rita (John) Woller, who will forever cherish the memories they shared together. His loving companion, Robin Gebhardt, and her sons John and Jerry Newman held a special place in his heart.  Further survived by his sister-in-law, Frances Wienke, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Leon is preceded in death by parents, and brothers Roger and Roy.

He was a proud Army and Navy veteran, honoring his duty with integrity and dedication.

Per Leon’s wishes, no memorial service will be held.


His unexpected departure has left a void in the hearts of those who knew him, but his spirit and memory will live on forever.

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