Albert "Bert" Deleersnyder

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Albert 'Bert' DeLeersnyder, 89 passed away Wednesday 2/15/2017.
Bert was born 12/19/27 in Kansas City Ks to Adolf and Irma (Cordy) DeLeersnyder.

He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and subsequently served in the US Army during Korean War. Bert worked his entire careeIn loving memory of Bert DeLeersnyderr (42 years) for the Union Pacific Railroad as a derrick engineer retiring in 1990. He was a charter member and captain for the South Park volunteer Fire Dept. from 1952-1977

Always busy, he enjoyed repairing lawn mowers and other equipment, bowling, walking and going to grandchildren’s sporting events. He married Helen Baker in May 26 1956. She preceded him in death in 2003. Also preceding him, his siblings, Joe and George DeLeersnyder, Mary Dixon, Margaret Lehnick , Mildred Brawley. He leaves behind one son, Mike (Karen), two grandchildren Chris and Dana and a sister, Francis Boehm.

Funeral Mass, 10am Tuesday, Feb. 21 at St. Joseph’s Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee KS, 66203. Rosary and Visitation start at 9am at the church. In lieu of flowers Donation may be made to Catholic Hospice 9740 W. 87th St. OPKS 66212. Assistance by Funeral Advocates, LLC,