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Leo R. Beuter

Leo Raymond Beuter, 83, of Solon, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral Mass was Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon, with Fr. Tim Sheedy presiding. Burial was in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church.
Leo was born April 5, 1933, in Solon, the son of Harvey A. and Marcella M. (Umbdenstock) Beuter. He graduated from Solon High School. Leo was united in marriage to Marie M. Reyhons on July 14, 1953, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in rural Solon. Leo worked as a mechanic for over 20 years each at the Auto Clinic in Solon and the RV Clinic, in Coralville, which he owned with partner Bud Halverson. He was also a bus driver for Solon schools. Leo enjoyed hiking, ham radio, fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He volunteered for many activities during his retirement at Venture Out in Mesa.
Leo is survived by his wife of over 63 years, Marie; children Denise (Gary) Bentrim, of Solon; Bradley Beuter of Glendale, Arizona; and Jon (Cheryl) Beuter of Cedar Falls; grandchildren Ryan (fiancé Kim) Bentrim, Tiffany (Brandon) Clemens, Jenni (Dan) Bauer, Grant Beuter, Alex Beuter, Nick Beuter and Janae Beuter (Billy Murphy); great-grandchildren Rebecca and Brady Slaton, Kaeden Beuter, Linkin, Koltin and Liam Murphy.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents, stepfathers Rudolph Crofta and Norbert Janko, his brother David Beuter and an infant grandson Joshua Beuter.
Memorials may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon, or to Venture Out in Mesa, Ariz.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.