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Patrick ‘Pattyboy’ Leuer

Patrick “Pattyboy” Leuer, 57, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on July 14, 2013, in Gurnee, Ill. He was born on March 2, 1956, in Aurora.

Patrick was a 1974 graduate of Kaneland High School, and graduated from Aurora University with a medical technology degree. He married the love of his life, Jo Ann, on June 25, 1983, in Cooperstown, N.Y., and was employed by Abbott Laboratories in north Chicago for 31 years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann; two children, Ryan and Sara Leuer (fiancee, Neil Jamin); his mother, Marie Leuer; siblings, Yvonne (late Bill) Keifer, Yvette (Jim) Hogan, Tim Leuer, Mark (Fran) Leuer, Dan (Sherry) Leuer, Kathy (Bob) Herrejon, Steve (Anna) Leuer and Lisa (Rick) Reuter; many nieces, nephews and a truly wonderful set of friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, John E. Leuer; his grandparents, Martin and Elizabeth White and Peter and Kathryn Leuer; two uncles, Father Mark Leuer and David Leuer; and a brother-in-law, Bill Keifer.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at Marsh Funeral Home of Gurnee at 7 p.m. Vistitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Burial will be private.