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Alden Karl Leichtman

New Hampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA
Death 24 Jan 1973 (aged 63)
New Hampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA
Burial Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 131653031 · View Source
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[Nashua Reporter, Wednesday, January 24, 1973, Nashua, Iowa]

Committal services were held at Greenwood Cemetery in Nashua Saturday for Alden K. Leichtman, 63, owner and operator of the Leichtman Hardware in New Hampton for 47 years. He died Wednesday at his place of business of a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at 11 a m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. A Masonic service was held it 8 p.m. Friday in the Perr Conway Funeral Home.

He was born October 5, 1909 in New Hampton to Joseph and Mini Stolfus Leichtman and was graduated from the New Hampton High School. He attended Iowa State University in Ames from 1928-32 and then went into the hatchery business with his father in New Hampton and Riceville before starting his own hardware business.

Mr. Leichtman was a former New Hampton city council member, a member of Masonic
Arcana Lodge 274 of New Hampton, and Trinity Lutheran Church and was on the first airport commission board.

He was married November 25, 1935 [smudged newspaper type on both "5"s] to Gardys Troutner of Nashua. The couple was married for 31 years. She preceded him in death May 6, 1966. He was also preceded in death by his parents and his youngest son Karl.

He was married December 6, 1966 to Margaret Chandler who survives him.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Allen Sanderson, New Hampton, three sons, Cordell, U.S. Army, Vietnam, twins, Charles, Sacramento, Ca., Richard, New Hampton; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Fliger, Cedar Falls and Mrs. W. F. Heusmann, four stepchildren and 15 step-grandchildren.
Iowa Births and Christenings:
Name: Alden Kaarl Leichtman
Birth Date: October 6, 1909
Birth Place: New Hampson, Chickasaw, Iowa
Fathers Name: Joseph Leichtman
Mothers Name: Mary Elizabeth Stolfus
FHL Film Number: 1398999

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 131653031
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alden Karl Leichtman (6 Oct 1909–24 Jan 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131653031, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by DM Scott (contributor 47110289) .