Donald “Duck” Dean Leffler, 77, of Warsaw, passed away on September 16, 2021, due to a motorcycle accident outside Osage Beach, Missouri.
Don was born on July 25, 1944, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Wayne and Bertha (Nesbit) Leffler. He was united in marriage to Francis Hymes in 1965, she survives. Don was employed for many years at Steel Castings, later retiring from Griffin Wheel. His hobbies included gardening, yard work, watching Western movies and riding his Harley-Davidson, and hanging out with his friends at rallies and on rides.
Don is survived by his wife Francis Leffler of Warsaw; two daughters: Teresa (Jeremy) Ufkes of Carthage and Carmen (Steve) Caulfield of Grandview, Missouri; four grandchildren: Jonathon Kimberley, A. Kimberley, Jeffrey Ufkes (Georgia), Jenna Ufkes. Other survivors include brother in law Bob Ballard, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Don is preceded in death by his parents; two sons: Donny Leffler and Jeffrey Leffler; and eight siblings: John Leffler, Dale Leffler, Charolette Boley, Joe Leffler, Della Ballard, George Leffler, Jim Leffler and Bennie Leffler.
Don’s life will be celebrated with a graveside service at 11 am on Monday, September 27, 2021, at Oakland Cemetery in Warsaw. A procession to the cemetery will leave Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw at 10:30 am. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 to 6 pm at Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Warsaw Fire Department or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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