Leonard Eggli
Age - 90
9/27/1919 - 12/26/2009

Funeral Service
11:00 AM, 
Thursday, December 31, 2009
Reverend Chris McArdle
will be officiating.

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, 
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation continues Thursday morning
from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Roselawn Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
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Leonard died Saturday at the Columbus Community Hospital.

Leonard H. Eggli was born September 27, 1919 in Platte County, Nebraska to Johann and Louisa (Gerber) Eggli. He was raised on a farm near Genoa and moved to Columbus in 1940. Leonard married Bettie Frances Sharp on September 27, 1958 at the Zion Evangelical & Reformed Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Leonard worked for Teichs Market 5 years, Safeway for 35 years and then at Food 4 Less for 7 years until retiring. He was an active member of St. Luke's UCC . Leonard was active with the Columbus Senior Center where he received the Senior Citizen's Outstanding Volunteer Award for the city of Columbus in 1993 and was one of the first 13 nominated for the Pete Rush Service to Mankind Award. He also served as chairman of the board for the Columbus Housing Authority.

He is survived by:

Special Friend: Lucille Bender of Columbus, NE
Many Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces and Great Great Nephews.

He was preceded by:

Wife: Bettie Eggli
Father: Johann Eggli
Mother: Louisa Eggli
Brother: Ben Eggli
Brother: Conrad Eggli
Brother: Edward Eggli
Brother: Fritz Eggli
Brother: Paul Eggli
Brother: Roland Eggli
Brother: Willie Eggli
Sister: Ann Pinkes
Sister: Ella Pinkes
Sister: Martha Schild

Memorials may be directed to St. Luke's Church or to Donors Choice.

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