Leo Edward Saindon died March 14, 2001 in Steamboat Springs. He was 78.
Leo was born Oct. 22, 1922 in Zurich, Kan. to Fredrick and Leona (Filiatreault) Saindon. Leo grew up in Kansas and moved to Oak Creek when he was 18. He served in the Armed Forces during WWII. He married Anna Yurich Aug. 31, 1952 in Oak Creek. Leo worked as a conductor on the D & RGW Railroad for 35 years. Leo was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Elks Lodge, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, sports and was a collector of coins.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Saindon of Oak Creek; two daughters, Rosemarie McGinley of Granby; Sue Geisler of Denver; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary M. Edgar of Phippsburg; four brothers, Fred Saindon of Arkansas; Richard Saindon of Grand Junction; Marcel Saindon of Denver; Royce Saindon of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Rosary is at 10:30 followed by Mass of Christian burial March 19, 2001 at St. Martin Catholic Church. Monsignor George Schroeder is officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Creek cemetery.