Leonard Gilbert Tollas, 89, of Baroda, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
A funeral service will be held 11 AM Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 9193 Cleveland Avenue, Baroda, with the Rev. Wayne Shearier officiating. Friends may meet with the family from 5-7 PM on Thursday at the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman. Burial will be in Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda. Memorial contributions may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 67, Baroda, MI 49101.
Leonard was born February 28, 1928 in St. Joseph the son of the late Herman and Anna (Zordel) Tollas. He served in the US Army, on June 10, 1950 he married the former Ileen Fritz. Leonard worked for Strefling Oil Company and Baroda Tire Center for 40 years. He was a member and past president of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baroda. He was a past post commander of the Baroda American Legion Post 345. He was a member of the Baroda Fire Department and served as Fire Chief from 1970-77.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ileen; three children – Mark (Cheryl) Tollas, Guy (Tammy) Tollas and Lori (Rick) Davis; five grandchildren – Matthew Tollas, Alan (Carol) Tollas, Jenna (CJ) Hawkins, Scott Davis and Sarah (Patrick) Corteville and eight great grandchildren.
Leonard was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Beth Tollas, and a brother, Alfred Tollas.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM ,Thursday, June 8, 2017
Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106
11:00 AM ,Friday, June 9, 2017
St. John's Lutheran Church
9193 Cleveland Avenue Baroda, MI 49101
Commital Service with Military Rites
Friday, June 9, 2017
8475 Stevensville-Baroda Road Baroda, MI 49101