March 9, 2022
Fred Charles Leihy, 80, of Bunker Hill, Ill., died at Evelyn's House in Creve Coeur, Mo., on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. He was born March 8, 1941, in Kansas City, Mo., to George Dewey and Anna Cecelia Stockinger. He married Margaret Jo Welch on Jan. 26, 1963, in St. Louis, Mo. She preceded him in death on Oct. 21, 2021.
He was retired after having worked in electrical engineering sales and having been a truck driver. Fred was a member of the St. Michael's Church. He was an alumni of SIUE where he graduated in 1978.
He is survived by his daughter, Christine Mennemeier of Bethalto; grandsons, Donnie Mennemeier of West Alton, Mo., Jacob Mennemeier of Bethalto; sisters, Mary Ann Jackson of Los Angeles, Calif., Helen Frances Opfer of Lees Summit, Mo .; and many nieces and nephews. Fred was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Michael Sean Leihy, granddaughter, Brianna Marie Mennemeier, and brother, George Leihy, Jr.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 4, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Adopt-A-Pet. Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com.