John Leipold

MOUNT VERNON — John Sylvester Leipold, 76, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 6:12 p.m. Wednesday (May 8, 2019) at his residence.

He was born Nov. 16, 1942, in Bloomington, to the late Sylvester Albert and Ada Belle Wilson Leipold.

John is survived by his son, Jamie Leipold, and girlfriend, Tera Knudsen, of Bloomington; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one granddaughter-in-law; and sister, Debbie Cusey.

John worked at Caterpillar as a factory laborer. He loved watching race cars and was a fan of Dale Earnhardt.

John will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

At this time no services will be held. Inurnment will be at a later date.

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