Leonard James Mieth Sr., 84, of El Campo passed away July 9, 2020. He was born in Sealy on Jan. 27, 1936, to the late Leonard Albert and Bettie Marie Schmit Mieth.
Leonard married Mary Lou Petersen on Feb. 7, 1976, in El Campo. He welded for over 40 years at numerous companies. In retirement he took up the hobby of baking, baled hay and kept busy around the house.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Mieth of El Campo; son, Leonard J. Mieth Jr. and wife Christina of Cardington, Ohio; grandsons, Blake Austin Mieth and Wesley Allen Mieth of Cardington; brother, John August Mieth Sr. and wife Hellene of Sheridan; niece, Cheryl Linder and husband Howard of East Bernard and their daughter, Kaechele; nephew, John Mieth and wife Malissa of La Grange and their children, Brently and Myal; and nephew, Ben Mieth and wife Tyra of Hungerford and their daughter, Kimber.
Visitation was held July 13 at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo. A second visitation was held July 14 at Knesek Funeral Home, 768 4th St. in Sealy with a rosary recited.
Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frydek on Wednesday, July 15. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery under the direction of Knesek Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were John August Mieth Sr., John August Mieth Jr., Benjamin Allen Mieth, Eugene Mieth, John William Schmitt Jr. and William Jez Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Blake Austin Mieth, Wesley Allen Mieth, David Mieth, Leonard J. Mieth Jr., Allen Stehno and David Michulka.
Condolences may be shared online at www.triskafuneralhome.com.