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Leonard L. Ayde
March 18, 1935 - February 17, 2011

Leonard L. Ayde

Leonard L. Ayde
Mar 18, 1935 - Feb 17, 2011

Leonard L. Ayde
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Date of Birth:  March 18, 1935
Date of Death:  February 17, 2011
Len Ayde, age 75 of Lino Lakes passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 17, 2011.

He is welcomed to Heaven by, parents, Lawrence and Clara; sisters, Dorothy (Greg) Bemlott, Harriet Ayde, Lorraine (Fred) Perrier, Hazel (Gordon) Ecker, Ruth (Wilfred) Whitman, Virginia (Art) Borek. Len is survived by loving wife, Mary with whom she shared 57 wonderful years; 12 children, Kathleen (Gary) Gullikson, Susan (Charlie) Tubman, Leonard Jr.(Claudine) Ayde,  Jeffrey Ayde,  Joseph Ayde, Thomas (Linda) Ayde,  Marilyn (Howard) Nelson,  Steven Ayde,  Robert (Kirsten) Ayde, Richard Ayde,  Annette (Dan) Winberg, Clara (Brett) Lucking; 36 Grandchildren & 26 Great Grandchildren.

 Owner of Lake Sanitation Inc. and Len's Towing - Member of NLCC, BCA, MSRA, NSRA, Winnehaha's and WIT.

A very special Thank you to all the Staff at Fairview Hospice and Minnesota Oncology.
Celebration Of Len's Life
 Celebration of Len's life will be held at ST. GENEVIEVE CHURCH, 7087 Goiffon Road, Centerville, Tuesday February 22, 2011 10:00 AM. A gathering of friends and family will be 1 hour prior to the service. Spring burial in St. Genevieve's Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the  family.

Becky and Mandy on Feb 21, 2011

It was your strength of character and commitment to family and God that inspired everyone around you to be the best they can be.
"Life is eternal, and love is immortal,
and death is only a horizon;
and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight."
-Rossiter Worthington Raymond
You will always be in our hearts.
We love you Len.

VALERIE & KENNY DARWIN on Feb 21, 2011

Clair and Bret:

Sorry to hear of such sad news we are thinking of you both and we can't wait to see you soon. Think good thoughts and keep looking up because good things are just around the corner; you are a strong women Clair.

DARLENE on Feb 21, 2011

i have been pray for your family when i found that you have pass away my dear friend father in law , may god be with your family and friends to at this hard time in there life but it dose get better as time goes on god bless you all and am a very good friend of linda and tommy god bless you all Darlene Mahoney

Robert & Kirsten Ayde on Feb 20, 2011

Dad... I know your in Heaven now. Free of the pain n cancer that brought u down. u followed the plan that God laid for u.u saw his face. u heard his call. u took his hand. n left us all. u could not stay another day to love to laugh to work or play tasks left undone must stay that way. n if your parting has left a void then we will fill it with remembered joy a friendship shared a laugh a kiss...ah yes these things I too shall miss your lifes been full you've savored much. good friends, good times n years of loved ones all around you. you have taught me well... I Love you Dad xxxoo until we meet again... Ps your an Angel now we can chat for free anytime...

Cameron and Marge Strand on Feb 20, 2011

Mary and all the family, We were saddened at reading of Len's passing and offer our condolences to you all. I am sure he will be greatly missed by all of you and those who knew him. He was a very good man. Our deepest sympathy to your family.

Cameron and Marge Strand on Feb 20, 2011

Mary and all the family, We were saddened at reading of Len's passing and offer our condolences to you all. I am sure he will be greatly missed by all of you and all who knew him. He was a very good man. Our deepest sympathy to your family.

Jay Johnson on Feb 20, 2011

I feel fortunate to have met and to have known Leonard through my association and some 25 plus year friendship with his Daughter and Son in Law, Marilyn & Howard Nelson and girls. Leonard was always friendly and very conversational when we would meet and had a way of putting you at ease through conversation. My thoughts are with the entire family during this time of sadness and loss. May spiritual essence help you now during this time and going forth into the future.
Sincerely...
Jay M. Johnson

Julie (Maurer) Peterson on Feb 19, 2011

Mary & Family; Thoughts and prayers are with you, during this difficult time. I have many happy memories of the time I spent with your family. Lenny was a good man, who loved his family deeply. May God comfort you, in the days, weeks and months to come.

Tommy & Linda Ayde on Feb 19, 2011

Dad, time will pass, but your dedication and Love will always leave us at a loss for words to properly express our sincere Love and respect for all you have done in your life for us and countless others, We will always miss your love and laughter in our lives...Your Son and Daughter in Law, Tommy & Linda Ayde.

Carol Webb on Feb 19, 2011

God bless and comfort all of you during this most painful time. Len was a wonderful and kind man whom I was blessed to have in my life as a friend. Now comes the hard part, being the people he wanted and knew we all could be. His love will live on in all of you.

Steve (Pat) O'Connor on Feb 18, 2011

Mary and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am truly sorry to hear of Len's passing. I treasure the time I spent with you all.The lessons Len and Mary taught me are things that helped me be the person I am today, and for this I am grateful . I was truly blessed to be part of your lives and I will cherish the memories I have.
God Bless

Diane Weber & Family~ on Feb 18, 2011

We all grieve in our own way, We all heal in our own time,& We all remember in our own hearts, The Special love Leonard showed to his wife Mary, & his family & friends around him. He will be missed by us all. We cherished the time we spent with him...With all our Love & Deepest Sympathy.

Marilyn Nelson on Feb 18, 2011

I will miss you so much, I treasuret the time we have had together -- your the Best, I will look to the sky for you....I Love you Dad, now and forever,,xxxxxooooo

Clara on Feb 18, 2011

i will miss you VERY much - I LOVE YOU DAD!

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