Mass of Christian Burial was May 4 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Leo Maehren, 80, who died April 28, 2021, at his home in Avon.  The Rev. Gregory Miller OSB officiated with burial in the parish cemetery.       

Leo was born April 11, 1941, in Avon to Martin and Alvina (Klocker) Maehren. He farmed his entire life on the family farm in Avon until his retirement. 

He is a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon and was active in the Catholic Order of Foresters. He enjoyed going to church, gardening, cooking and farming. He was very meticulous and kept everything immaculate including his house, farm and machinery.

He is survived by his sister, JoAnn Symanietz of Sartell and nephews Duane and Kevin Symanietz.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law Eugene Symanietz.

Memorials are preferred to Parkinson’s research or St. Benedict’s Church in Avon.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon.  P-18-1B