Leonard Schweikl

Leonard Schweikl, 91, died May 10, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz., following a battle with cancer.

He was born Nov. 20, 1923, in Buckley to parents Louis and Lillian Schweikl. He was a longtime resident of the community until his full-time move to Arizona. He worked in the logging industry for many years and retired from Pacific Car and Foundry after 20 years. He could always be found outside or in his shop working on a project.

He is survived by his wife Lee Schweikl of Mesa; son Gary (Dawn) Schweikl of Buckley; daughter Janet (George) Richardson of Chandler, Ariz.; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by wife Barthella Schweikl, sister Doris Hurt, brothers James and Donald, and son Dennis.

Memorial services are planned for 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, at Sonoran Skies Mortuary, 5650 E. Main St,, Mesa, Ariz. 85205. Graveside services and burial will be at a later date in Buckley.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Hospice Infinity.

Condolences may be left on Leonard C. Schweikl’s online guest book at www.sonoranskiesmortuaryaz.com.

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