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Michael Deweese Leis

November 2, 1947 ~ July 3, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Leis, Michael D. (75) of Farmersville, passed away peacefully, on July 3, 2023. He was born on November 2, 1947 to Oscar and Betty Leis of New Lebanon. He is preceded in death by his parents and in-laws Richard and Erna Shell.

He was a 1966 graduate of Dixie High School. He began working for General Motors/Inland in 1966, served two years in the Army and finally retired as an electrician from Inland/Delphi in 2004. When he wasn’t working, Mike enjoyed fishing (Inland Bass Club), golfing, playing softball and bowling. After his retirement, he enjoyed traveling across the country and cruising to new places with his wife of almost 54 years, Beth.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Beth) (Shell) Leis, their two children, Jennifer Johnson of Fairborn and Christopher Leis of the Stillwater Center. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Aiden (Katie) Johnson and Lauren Johnson, great-granddaughters, Evelyn and Kinsley Johnson, brother Daryl (Carol) Leis, sister Beverly (Roger) Burchett, sisters-in-laws Kathy (Herb) Snyder and Carol (Al) Martin, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial donations can be made to AIM for the Handicapped, Inc. or to the Farmersville Fire Association Inc. Mike attended Farmersville United Church of Christ.

A memorial service will be  held on Saturday August 19th, 2023 at Farmersville United Church of Christ from 11AM - 12PM with a service to start at 12PM. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be made and updated service information may be found at

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August 19, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Farmersville United Church of Christ

Memorial Service
August 19, 2023

12:00 PM
Farmersville United Church of Christ


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