BAZETTA - Leonard Ulrich, 84, peacefully passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home and with his family.
He was born Nov. 21, 1928, in Mecca, the son of the late Ernest Wayne and Minnie Ellen Overmeir Ulrich.
Leonard proudly served in the U.S. Navy.
He retired from Packard Electric in 1988 after working 40 years. He always kept busy and was a jack of all trades, including building his own home where he always loved having his family around. He loved farming, fishing, boating and most of all going to his camp.
Memories will be carried on, and he will be sadly missed by his two daughters, Debbie (Jack) Ulrich Canavan of Cortland and Cheryl (Bryan) Wade of Champion; two sons, Leonard (Pam) Ulrich of Niles and Tim Ulrich of Bazetta; three grandchildren, Amber, Nicole and Travis; and two great-grandchildren, Nate and Michael.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Baker Ulrich, whom he married on July 17, 1952; four sisters, Beulah Fenstermaker, Mabel Maffitt, Leota Wear and Helen Shaffer; four brothers, Ernest, Harold, Elmer (Butch) and Wilbur.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 N. High St., Cortland, OH 44410, where the funeral service will also be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Interment will follow in the Sager Memorial Cemetery in Bristol Township.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.shaferwinanschapel.com.