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August Lewis (Gus) Leissner

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Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2012 7:00 pm

August Lewis (Gus) Leissner

Nov. 23, 1962 –

Feb. 6, 2012

    August Lewis (Gus) Leissner, 49, of Markham, passed away Monday, February 6, 2012, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

    Gus was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on November 23, 1962, to parents Charles Lewis and Iona Mae Pearse Leissner.         He grew up in Gonzales, Texas, and was a graduate of Bay City High School.         He was a loving husband and father, an avid outdoorsman, and never met a stranger.

    He is survived by: his wife, Linda Leissner and son Ryan Leissner both of Markham; a daughter, Lindsay Leissner of Belton; two brothers, Jeff Leissner of Houston and Stan Leissner of Bay City; as well as by his best friends, Bradley Sitz, Mark Ploeger, and the Sitz family.

    His parents preceded him in death.

    A time of visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at the Bay City Funeral Home.

    A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

    Pallbearers will be Bradley Sitz, Mark Ploeger, Shawn Burton, Chad Hammons, Aaron Villereal, Stephen Burton, Dayton Leissner, and John Romine.

    Friends are invited to join the family at a reception at the Lions Club Tea Room immediately following the graveside service.

    Services are under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home.