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Leo Schickedanz, 85 year old Fargo resident, passed from this life on Sunday, April 17, 2016 in Shattuck. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, April 21, 2016 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Leo Calvin Schickedanz was born on May 25, 1930 near Fargo, Oklahoma the son of Kurt Conrad and Edith Sussanha (Stahlman) Schickedanz. Leo spent his childhood on the family farm South of Fargo, and attended Fargo schools. Leo was united in marriage Maurine Lou Adams at Liberty Baptist Church in Fargo on October 23, 1949. Leo and Maurine made their home South of Fargo. They were blessed with three children, Jolene, Jacqueline, and J. Douglas. While Leo farmed and ranched his entire life. He also worked as a carpenter, a Lab- Tech, at the Refinery in Harmon, as well as working at the Kimball Elevator.

He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Fargo.

Leo is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline Morris of Woodward; one son, Doug Schickedanz and wife Janet of Woodward; son-in-law, Ken Arterberry and wife Jo of Woodward; six grandchildren, Keith Morris and wife Cassandra; Mike Morris and wife Brittanie; Michelle Arterberry; Sara White and husband Tom; Alan Schickedanz and wife Deborah; Tracy Schickedanz; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Schickedanz and wife Laverne of Moore; several nieces, nephews other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 61 years Maurine Schickedanz; one daughter, Jolene Arterberry; one grandson, Jeffery Morris; one brother, Paul Schickedanz; two sisters, Dorothy File; and one infant sister.

Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on April 20, 2016
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