Mass of Christian Burial for Bernard Leppink, 95, who passed away on July 21, 2011 and his wife Mina Leppink, 84, who passed away on March 21, 2006, will be celebrated Tuesday August 14th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo, Wyoming with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. Following the mass, interment and graveside committal services will be in Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo, Wyoming.
Bernard John Leppink was born on January 23, 1916 in Laurel, Montana to Bernard A. and Francis Hackart Leppink. Mina Estelle Leppink was born on March 7, 1922 in Tabor, Iowa to Carl and Blanch (Star) Keller. Mina and Bernard were married on June 4, 1941 in Buffalo, Wyoming and made their home in Caliente, Nevada and Milford, Utah.
They are survived by three sons, John Leppink and his wife Thea of Beaverton, Oregon, Linus Leppink and his wife Deanna of Centennial, Colorado and Paul Leppink and his wife Karen of Grand Junction, Colorado; two daughters, Mary Ann Anderson and her husband Emile of Nashua, New Hampshire and Joan Lister and her husband Ferron of Layton, Utah; fifteen grand children and eighteen great-grandchildren. They were preceded in death by a son Timothy, and daughter Bernadette, one grandson Timothy and a great-granddaughter Chole Orwig.