Leonard Burch Obituary

Leonard L. Burch
Leonard Burch
Leonard L. Burch

December 3, 1940 - 
Born in Cabool, Missouri
Resided in Johnston, Iowa
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Leonard (Len) Burch, 80, of Johnston passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021. Leonard was born in Cabool, Missouri, on December 3, 1940, to Clarence and Virginia Burch. He graduated from Madrid High School in 1958. A visitation willl be held 10 - 11 am Saturday, September 25, 2021, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. A Memorial Mass will then be held at 11 am.

Leonard married Virginia Biondi from Granger, Iowa, on February 7, 1959. He started work shortly thereafter at John Deere and retired after 32 years. Leonard and Virginia had three daughters, Tamara Burch, Barbara (Steve) Buman, and Teresa (Kent) Corbin. Leonard enjoyed spending time with his beautiful wife, children and grandchildren, music, construction, working with his hands and technology. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. Leonard and Virginia are members of St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Leonard is survived in death and lovingly remembered by his wife, Virginia; brother, Allan (Carmen) Burch; his children, Barbara (Steve) Buman, Teresa (Kent) Corbin; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; he is also survived by his cherished K9 companion, Lexi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Virginia Burch and his daughter, Tamara.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a future memorial.




St. Theresa Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50311
Saturday, September 25, 2021
11:00 AM
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