Charles E. Leppen
Charles Ernest “Charlie” Leppen, 79, Waupaca, formerly of Amherst Junction, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at The Legacy Assisted Living, Waupaca.
He was born June 10, 1938, in Iola, son of the late Ernest and Eileen (Olson) Leppen.
He graduated from Amherst High School in 1957 and worked as a school custodian and home painter. He loved Thunderbird cars and travel. He visited Alaska 29 times in his lifetime, often driving up on the Trans Canadian highway until Parkinson’s disease limited him.
He is survived by his sister, Alice Leppen, Amherst Junction.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at the Nelsonville Lutheran Cemetery, town of New Hope. The Rev. Gretchen Anderson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Nelsonville Lutheran Church.
The Jungers-Holly Funeral Home of Amherst is assisting the family with arrangements.