Leo L. Waltner was born on April 20, 1924 to Anna (Prehiem) and Eddie Jos. Waltner at Freeman, S.D. He married Bernette Stahl on July 21, 1946. They celebrated 68 years of marriage. To this union were born two daughters, Nadine and Connie. He died Dec. 1, 2017 at the Dell Rapids Nursing Home.
Those left to cherish his memory are two daughters; four grandchildren: Brigette, Jeremy, Kasey Pirrung and Nicole Maslowski; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Bernette and granddaughter Nadia Maslowski. There will be no services.