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Leo E Biggs

December 2, 1939 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Leo Biggs Obituary

ELKHART- Leo E. Biggs, 84, of Elkhart, Indiana, passed away Tuesday February 27, 2024, at his residence in Elkhart.  He was born December 2, 1939, in Plymouth, Indiana to John Emmit & Luella Maude (Eastman) Biggs.

On December 19, 1998, he married Emma J. (Richardson) Schlabach.  She preceded him in death on August 27, 2014.  Surviving are 3 children, Verne Biggs of Cassopolis, MI, April Biggs of South Bend, IN, Charles E. Biggs of MI; 2 stepchildren, James Richardson of New Paris, IN, John Clevenger of Elkhart, IN; numerous grandchildren and step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren.  Also surviving are 2 siblings, Vern E. Biggs of Tucson, AZ and Juanita Tucker of Elkhart, IN.  He was preceded in death by his father, John Emmit Biggs, his mother Luella Maude Likes, his first wife, Jacqueline Sue Biggs, his second wife, Emma June Biggs and a stepson, Phillip E. Schlabach, Jr.

Leo was formerly employed as a supervisor at a lumber company.  He was a US Army veteran and was honorably discharged.  Leo was a life member of the VFW Post #88 Auxiliary in Elkhart and enjoyed going to the VFW to play the card game cars.   He loved to go hunting and fishing in his younger years.

In keeping with his wishes there will be no services and cremation will take place.  Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with his care.  Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.

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