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“Darin, I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers s to your family. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Hawkins - Farmington, MO

“Our family's thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of your loss. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Miller - Red Bud, IL

“I have many happy memories of my cousin Leland. We would spend summers in Darmstadt and enjoyed hanging out with grandma & grandpa Juenger, as well...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Melba Rilott - Dunedin, FL

“My prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Carrie Patchett - Valdosta, GA

“Dear Patty and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your father. We hope the many happy memories will sustain you through this trying time....Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Schneider - Paderborn, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Leland was a character and kept us entertained. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Dawn and Bruce Baker - marissa, IL

“Patty - you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. You know I know what you went thru while your Dad was. I lost my Mom almost 3 years ago...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa B

“Darrin, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. My prayers are with you and Tristan.Love,Debbie ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Long - Urbana,, IL

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Leland Harold Juenger, 75, of Marissa, IL; born on November 30, 1941 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Cedarhurst Assisted Living Center in Shiloh, IL.

Mr. Juenger was the owner and operator of Lee's Tavern in Marissa. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of the Ainad Shiners where he served on the Directors Staff, Royal Order of Jesters, a 50 plus year member of Masonic Lodge 881, a lifetime member of Sparta VFW Post 7248 and the Marissa Rod and Gun Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Armin and Virginia, nee Erb, Juenger. His wife – Theresa, nee Clark, Juenger who he married on July 14, 1976 and who passed away on April 15, 2013.

He is survived by his children – Patricia (David) Presley; Devin (Judy) Juenger; Darin (Jennie) Juenger. His step-children – Jason (Ashley) Smith; Lynn Clutter. His grandchildren – Joshua (Mary) Wirth; Ashley (Ben) Narup; David Presley; Ryne (Lindsey) Juenger; Kayla (Matt Ervin) Juenger ; Tristan Juenger; Victoria Krack; Emma Meadors; Hanna Meadors. 8 great-grandchildren. Also survived by step-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association; Shriners Children's Hospital or Heartland Hospice.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00pm.

Burial: Interment will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.