Leonard E. â€śLeoâ€ť Hauser, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Mt. Carmel St. Annâ€™s Hospital in Westerville after battling cancer.
He was born Dec. 21, 1946, in Los Angeles, to Merle V. (Kelly) and Byron A. Hauser, who preceded him in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Ellen (Michael) Engle, of Wapakoneta, and Elaine (Amy) Hauser, of Columbus; a son, Byron A. Hauser, of Columbus; three grandchildren, Justin, Erin, and Lillian; and two brothers, Clifford (Christine) Hauser, of Tucson, Ariz., and Wayne (Roxanne) Hauser, of Oregon.
Leonard was an industrial engineer for 40 years for McDonnell-Douglas, Rockwell, and the Lima Tank Plant. After retiring he bartended part time. He was a member of the Eagles, Moose, V.F.W., American Legion, Elks, and AmVets. He enjoyed golfing and meeting people and was always very sociable.
Memorial services are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Friday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Per his wishes his ashes will be scattered.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.