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Donald E. Leazier, Jr., 77, a resident of Elmira, Mich. and a former resident of the Fort Wayne area, died at 4 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at the home of his daughter in rural DeKalb County.
Mr. Leazier was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Fort Wayne, a son of Donald Everett and Goldie (Guisinger) Leazier, Sr.
He was a 30-year U.S. Navy veteran.
Surviving relatives include his four children, Goldie Dimmick of Huntertown, Theresa Leazier of Auburn, Kenneth G. Leazier of Avilla, and Paula Porter of Auburn.
Also surviving are three brothers, Larry Leazier of Bryan, Ohio, Dennis Leazier of Elmira, Mich., and Wayne Leazier of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granddaughters.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Jesusa â€śSusieâ€ť Leazier and Cecilia Leazier; a brother Harold P. Leazier, and by a sister Barbara Trefny.
There will be a military presentation by the U.S. Navy and the American Legion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco.
Visitation is Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m.
Memorials may be directed to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825.
To leave an online condolence, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.