William "Bill" Leisch


September 6, 2017

Courtesy photo

William "Bill" Leisch

William "Bill" Leisch, 72, of Rock Springs passed away Aug. 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. Leisch died following a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 39 years and a former resident of Wisconsin.

Leisch was born Feb. 8, 1945, in Lena, Wisc., the son of Ralph Leisch and Florella Huncosky Leisch.

He attended schools in Oconto Falls, Wisc., and was a graduate of the Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1963.  

Leisch married Mary McCarthy in Suring, Wisc., Aug. 7, 1965, and they just celebrated 52 years of wedded bliss.

He was employed by Rock Springs Jackson Bus Line as a bus driver for many years.  

He retired in 2007.

Leisch was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.

His interest included spending time with family especially his grandchildren, hunting, fishing and camping.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael Leisch and wife Val and Steven Leisch and wife Lori, all of Rock Springs; two daughters, Debra Leisch of Rock Springs and Kim Mosley and husband James of Borger, Texas; three brothers, Vernon Leisch and wife Sandy of Oconto Falls, Wisc., Tom Leisch and wife Sandy of Oconto, Wisc., and Michael Leisch and Penny of Austin, Texas; three sisters, Marilynn Leisch of Oconto, Wisc.,, Karen MacLeish of Chicago and Linda Leisch of Austin, Texas; 12 grandchildren, Christopher and wife Hally, Brandon, Jerad, Chezney, Addy, Annelise, Benjamin, Olivia, Dominic, Amelia, Kyle and Kail; along with several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son in law David Gillespie and grandson John Paul Mosley.

A Mass of Christian burial took place Tuesday.

The family of William "Bill" Leisch respectfully requests be made in his memory to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway, Suite 220, Rock Springs, Wyoming, 82901.

Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018