November 8, 1964 - May 22, 2015


Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids for Leo J. Haffner, 50 of Sauk Rapids who passed away at the St. Cloud Hospital on Friday. Rev. Paul Cloeter and Rev. Harvey Ehlers will officiate. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and also one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Trinity Lutheran prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Leo J. Haffner was born on November 8, 1964 in St. Cloud to Harold A. and Marcelline M. (Bertram) Haffner. He married Kelly K. Peper on August 29, 1992 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids. He lived in Sauk Rapids all his life and worked as a Maintenance Technician for Quebecor/Quad Graphics for 23 years. He most recently was employed at Talon Innovations in Sauk Rapids. Leo enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and spending time with his family. He was a hard working, dedicated, loving, honest man with a great sense of humor. It was apparent to all who knew Leo that his family was his world. He touched the lives of many friends and relatives. He will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his loving wife Kelly of Sauk Rapids; son, Tyler of Sauk Rapids; mother, Marcelline of St. Cloud; brothers and sisters, Linda (Chuck) Love of Elk River, LeRoy of St. Martin, Lenny of Rice, Lyle (Alicia) of Luxemburg, Loretta (Jon) McCarney of Clear Lake, Leander (Therese) of Sartell, Lena (Dean) Hemmelgarn of Clear Lake; brother-in-law, Todd (Heidi) Peper of Clearwater; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ken & Sandy Peper of St. Cloud and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold; brother, Lester and sister, Lucia Patton.