CALUMET — Leslie Sapino, 70, of Calumet, passed away at the VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin, on December 14, 2020.
He was born on April 9, 1950, a son of Lawrence and LaVerna Sapino. He attended Washington Grade School and Calumet High School, where he was active inthe ROTC. He enlisted in the Army Airborne, and served two tours in Vietnam. Later, he worked as an oil rig welder in Mississippi.
Leslie had been a member of the VFW in Minnesota. He liked to ride Harley’s and to travel.
He was preceded by his son, Christian John Sapino; parents; and brothers, Mario and Russell.
He is survived by sister, Angela (Rick) Daubman; brother, Lionel (Laura) Sapino; daughters, Tiffany Stahl and Cherish (Jacob) Townsend; son, Thomas John Damrow; grandchildren, Triston Dye, Avery Dye, Wesley Cisneros, Readen Townsend, Aiden Sapino, and Blake Sapino; sisters-in-law, Karen and Mary; along with several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 22, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Peace Funeral Home in Lake Linden, with a Funeral Liturgy to follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with Fr. Joseph Boakye Yiadom to officiate. State COVID guidelines will be followed and masks will be required.
Spring burial will be at the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet. The Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at pearcefuneralhome.com.