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Lawrence “Lenny” Liebl

August 7, 2020 | 27 comments

Lawrence E. (Lenny) Liebl Sr., 74, passed away at his home on St. Joseph Ridge surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, August 6, 2020. 

He was born on January 9, 1946 to Ann (Hohlfeld) and Sylvester Liebl Sr. 

In 1964 Lenny enlisted in the U.S. Army serving a tour in Vietnam as a Ranger Spc 5 earning the Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Onalaska American Legion. 

After returning from his military duties he married the girl next door, Jane Rogers on April 20, 1968. They had 3 children. 

Lenny worked for Dairyland Power at the Genoa Power Plant for many years before retiring to a life of fishing, family and travel. “Bumpa” loved taking his grandkids fishing for panfish on the Mississippi River to their “very own” secret spot which was later found to be the same place. Every year he looked forward to deer hunting with his son and grandchildren. 

He was an avid NASCAR, Packers and Brewers fan. He had an amazing sense of humor which was enjoyed by all. 

Lenny was proceeded in death by his parents, siblings, Richie, Doug, Carol, brother-in-law, Frank, his mother- and father-in-law, George and Mary Ann Rogers. 

Survivors include his wife Jane, son Larry (special friend Deb), Daughters Becky (Rick) Klukas, Katey (Shane) Rolff. Seven grandchildren, Shane and Jackie Liebl, Jordan, Jared (Amber), Jenna Klukas, Koy and Sadey Rolff. Great grandchildren Kaden, Ariah, Jay and Brielle. Brothers Sylvester Jr. (Marce), Randy (Kris), Greg (Lori), sister Judy (Dennis) Miller and many nieces and nephews, in-laws and many friends. 

A Special Thank You to the Hospice staff at Gundersen Medical Center. 

A Drive Through Visitation will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 11am-1pm at The Gathering Place, 133 Mason St, Onalaska.  

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27 Comments

  1. angelacannon

    So sorry for your family loss I always enjoyed seeing lenny and jane when they came in the resturant and getting to know them and the family he will be dearly missed

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    • John & Terri Pedace

      Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, Jane – Lenny will be missed by many.

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    • Dan and Jean Hundt

      So sorry for your loss😢
      We will always have fond memories and remember the great times we have had with him and the whole family❤️🙏

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  2. Justin Hall

    our thoughts and prayers are with you Jane. Justin and Janet Hall

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  3. Paul and Chris Abicht

    Sorry to hear about Lenny. Our thoughts are with you.

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  4. Holly and Wes Inglett

    Our deepest condolences. A great man, who will be missed! Prayers and hugs to you all💕

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    • Dan and Pat Snyder

      Sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed our annual fishing week at Lake Kabetogama every year, with Lenny and other friends. He was a good man and a good friend, he will be missed. Our prayers our with you

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  5. Karen

    Prayers for comfort and peace for the Leibl family. I am so sorry for your loss.
    Karen Schmidt Case

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    • Lori Furan Schultz

      I’m so very sorry to learn of Lennys’ passing.

      My thoughts and love are with you all.

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  6. Dorothy Schmaltz

    So sorry my condolences. I know john was there to meet Penny after Jesus brought him home to heaven

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  7. Vicki Dahl

    So sorry for your loss, Jane. Sending prayers to your entire family. May the Lord be with you and help to ease your grief. He is in the hands of the Lord and has no pain.

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  8. Linda Sobkowiak

    So sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to the family . I’m sure Lenny is at Peace and comfort now so keep those “good times and wonderful memories “ in your thoughts of him as your lives go on. Much Love, Lin

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  9. Kristen Beckwith

    Thoughts and prayers are with this amazing family that I have grown to love and taken in as my own. Lenny was a fun and great man. I will miss him dearly! Always and forever ❤

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  10. Mary Liebl

    Sorry, Jane and family. He was a fun guy to visit with.
    Always had smart aleck remarks to make laughs!He will be missed.

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  11. Laurie & Scott Perry

    I am so sorry for your loss. I took one look at Lenny’s picture and knew he was a Hohlfeld. Annie was a sister to Grandmother, Elsie. Prayers for comfort and peace to Lenny’s family, relatives and good friends 🙏🏻

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  12. Allen &pat Hundt

    So sorry to hear of Lenny’s passing. Our deepest condolences to all the famiy.

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  13. Lois Connolly

    My sympathies to you, Jane, and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

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  14. HEATHER PITZ

    SORRY FOR LOST OF LENNY I WILL MISS HIM I KNOW YOU FAMILY MY NAME IS HEATHER PITZ MY GRAMDA HAMMES DID LIVED FAR FROM THEM TAKE CARE JANE AND THE FAMILY
    HEATHER PITZ

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    • RON & HELEN

      Our condolences to you and the family. I will miss my cousin, and the times we spent together as kids especially.

      Ron and Helen

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  15. Judy and Denny

    Lenny was a great cook and gardener. His sense of humor and joke telling kept everyone laughing. Lenny faced the pain and suffering of cancer with courage. He is forever in our hearts.

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  16. Judy and Denny Miller

    Lenny was a great cook and gardener. His sense of humor and joke telling kept everyone laughing. Lenny faced the pain and suffering of cancer with courage. He is forever in our hearts.

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  17. Bobbi Hundt

    So sorry for your loss. Lenny put the foundation in for my garage. You have been good neighbors.

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    • John & Terri Pedace

      Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, Jane – Lenny will be missed by many.

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  18. Darlene Kammel

    Our Sympathy to the Liebl Family

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  19. Mary Johnson

    Dear Jane and family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about Lenny. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ❤️❤️❤️

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  20. Barry & Kathie Nelson

    Our sympathy to all of Lenny’s family.

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  21. Dawn Wilkins

    Jane, Ike and I are so sorry to know Lenny has passed away. He is no longer in pain and can now rest in heaven peacefully. Cancer is a very awful thing to have to deal with but it is now gone. The whole family has our deepest sympathy and we pray everyone will be well too. With love, Ike and Dawn

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