Thomas L. Guttmann “Leo” of Oak Grove passed away surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday December 30, 2020 at the age of 78 years. He was born May 13, 1942 in Port Washington the son of Andrew and Elsie (nee Hoffmann) Guttmann. Leo was a dairy farmer all his life. He started farming with his grandfather in Grafton. He married Linda Harth July 4, 1970. He purchased a livestock trucking business, and purchase the family farm in Black Creek. He moved to the Juneau area and farmed with Dorothy and Roger Fredrick which he farmed for 30 years until he became sick with cancer in 2009. Leo loved to collect antique John Deere trackers. He was a member of Dodge County Antique Power Club.
Thomas “Leo” is survived by his wife Linda (nee Harth) his children, Emily (Matthew) Streekstra, Rebecca (Terry Justman) Guttmann, Loretta (Gary Pearson) Hendricks, Thomas J. Guttmann and Andrew (Rebecca) Guttmann. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Marcus (Abigail) Richards, Brittany (Colton) Richards, Joseph (Nicole) Ruegsegger, Renee (Colten) Ruegsegger, Micheal Ruegsegger, Elizabeth (Samuel) Breuckman, Joshua Breuckmann, Jeremy and Jordan Johnson, Eric, Blake,and Karly Guttmann, and 2 great grandchildren Kinsleigh Elliott and Emberly Richards. Surviving are his sisters Pat (Jim Bergschultz and Jean (Bruce) Hempelman and his brothers James and John (Annette) Guttmann. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Leo is preceded in death by his parents’ mother and father in-law numerous aunts and uncles and cousins.
Visitation is Wednesday January 6, 2021 from 10am-Noon at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Juneau. Funeral service will follow at Noon. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family would like to extend and a special thank you to Dr. Fronteria and his special nurses Marilyn and Jen for their compassion loving care. Thank you to Hillside Hospice for their wonderful care, and special thank you Cindy Cook for her expert loving care.
Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, Juneau is serving the family.
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