Wayne Arthur Leiker, Sr., 80, passed away on Nov. 26, 2018
Wayne Arthur Leiker, Sr., 80, passed away on Nov. 26, 2018, at LakePoint of El Dorado.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church led by Father John Lanzrath. Burial will be at a later date in Munjor.
Wayne’s life began on Feb. 23, 1938 in Hays, the son of Martin A. and Bridget (Burgardt) Leiker. Wayne was a 1956 graduate of Hays High School. He was united in marriage to the former Edith M. Klaus on June 21, 1958 in Hays. Wayne worked in the oil fields doing everything from driving trucks to production supervisor to being a self-employed independent oil operator. He was a parishioner at St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church. Wayne enjoyed woodworking and made several “grandfather” and “grandmother” clocks. He and Edith enjoyed motorhome travel and watching his TV shows.
His greatest joy was his family which includes: his wife Edith Leiker of El Dorado; sons, Wayne (Connie) Leiker, Jr. of Norman, Okla. and Colo., Cameron (B.G. Maria Biank) Leiker of Stuttgart, Germany; grandchildren, Erica (Brendon) Van Dorn of Fort Worth, Texas, Daniel ( Stephanie) Leiker of Norman, Okla., Christina (Chris) Zimmerman of St. Francis, Kan., and Julia Leiker of Stuttgart, Germany; and eight great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions in Wayne’s name may be directed to Interim Hospice. Carlson Colonial Funeral Home is serving the family. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Wayne at www.carlsoncolonial.com.