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Leon Earl Mieseler, 65, of Iron River, Wis., passed away on July 30th, 2014 at the Golden Living Care Center in Superior, Wis., after a nearly two-year battle with brain cancer.

He was born May 30, 1949.

Leon attended Carver elementary school and graduated from Chaska High School. He served in the Army from 1969 to 1971. After his service, he attended Hennepin Technical College and moved to Wisconsin, where he worked as an electrical technician and raised his family.

He moved back to Minnesota in the mid-nineties, met and married his wife, Tillie, on March 17, 2000 in Glenwood Springs, Colo.

Leon had a passion for alternative energy and all things mechanical and electrical. He knew a lot about many different subjects and was always curious to know more. He loved making people laugh and was good at it. Leon made friends easily and had many around the world.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Marcellian Mieseler.

Survived by wife, Tillie; two sons, Aaron of Denver, Colo., and Daniel of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Jim (Theresa) of Chaska, Minn., Gary (Paula Forner) Norwood, Minn.; two sisters, Dianne Norskog of Blooming Prairie, Minn., Mary Hartung (Harry) of Henderson, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 in the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church on 5617 Rowland Rd, Minnetonka, Minn., with the service to follow. Burial Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Noon at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Arrangements with Wagner Funeral Home, Jordan, MN. 952-492-3366.