Eric J. “Rick” Legleiter, 58, Hays, formerly of La Crosse, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Hays Good Samaritan Center.

He was born Dec. 8, 1956, in La Crosse to Alvin and Delores (Zimmerman) Legleiter. He was a 1976 graduate of Hays High School.

While living in La Crosse, he worked for La Crosse Furniture Co.

He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse, Knights of Columbus Council No. 2970, La Crosse, and several organizations affiliated with Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas, Russell.

Survivors include four brothers, Gerard Legleiter and wife, Karen, Sterling, Timothy Legleiter, Pratt, Florian Legleiter and wife, Dianne, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Kurt Legleiter and wife, Mary, Paso Robles, Calif.; two sisters, Gerianne Kuntzsch and husband, Carl, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mary Jo Tammen and husband, Kent, Hays; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse; burial in La Crosse City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, and from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Friday at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas (DSNWK), Russell, in care of the funeral home.

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