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A visitation for Robert Leuthardt of Chokio, Minn. will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 2 to 4:00 at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris.

Robert Allen "Butch" Leuthardt, son of Peter and Agnes (Barlage) Leuthardt, was born May 25, 1951 in Chokio, Minn., where he grew up and was baptized and confirmed. Butch attended Chokio High School, graduating in 1969. He continued his education at a trade school in Northern Minnesota. Butch worked as a Sous Chef in the Minneapolis suburban area, before moving back to Chokio in 2006, where he continued to live until the time of his death.

Butch enjoyed watching birds, driving in the country and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren. He had a very dry sense of humor and was a man of few words. You always knew exactly where you stood with Butch. He will be remembered most for his love for his family.

Robert died on Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, Minn., having lived to reach the age of 62 years.

He is survived by his children: Tammy Dejno of Maplewood, Peter Leuthardt of Austin and Christopher (Crystal Meadows) Leuthardt of Columbia Heights; four grandchildren: Austin, Haley and Nick Dejno and Summer Meadows-Leuthardt; siblings: Pat (Stan) Bohn of Fremont, Neb/, Marv Leuthardt of Minneapolis, Jim Leuthardt of Big Lake, Bev Leuthardt of Chokio, Sandy Moser of Rochester and Tom (Vicki) Leuthardt of Chokio and numerous nieces and nephews and his ladies at Eastside Acres. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Donald, Ralph and Eddie Leuthardt and three sisters: Viola Haven, Doris Moser and Marlys Leuthardt.

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the arrangements. To send condolences to the family please visit