Leslie Fank, age 2, of Olivia passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at RC Hospital in Olivia after an accident at his home. Visitation is on Thursday, August 23rd from 4 – 7 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bird Island. For space needs the funeral will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bird Island Friday at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation there for one hour prior. Pastor Mandy France will officiate. Burial will be in the Bird Island City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. Arrangements are by Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Olivia, MN.
Leslie Dennis Fank was born October 16, 2015 at Willmar, MN to Scott and Tessa (Lyle) Fank. Leslie liked to go fishing, the color orange, spending time with grandpa and grandma, driving his Power Wheel truck, taking rides on the Ranger and doing chores on the farm with his dad and brothers and sisters. He enjoyed being a farm kid and wanted to do anything his older brothers and sisters did.
Leslie is survived by his parents; Scott and Tessa; his seven siblings: Donald, Catherine, Matilda, Phyllis, Hattie, Rose and Charles; his grandparents: Carol Lyle and Dave and Ann Fank; his six aunts and uncles: Tom (and Brenda) Lyle, Brian (and Janet) Lyle, Jay (and Kathy) Lyle, Penny (and Mark) Hinther, Nick (and Laura) Fank, and Suzy (and Silvio) Perez; his great grandmother Catherine Lieser and many cousins. Leslie was preceded in death by his grandfather Dennis Lyle and his great grandparents.
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