Pifer, Leland

Leland R. Pifer, 101, of Jasper, Mich., died March 10, 2019, at Lenawee County Medical Care Facility in Adrian, Mich.

He was born March 5, 1918, in Ogden Township, Mich., to Cleo and Mildred (Broadbeck) Pifer.

Leland was a life-long farmer. He married Hilda Fuhrer in 1938 and she preceded him in death in February 1986. They spent many years in Florida until her death.

He then married Vivien Pifer, who preceded him in death in 1998.

Leland is survived by three children, Helen Marie (and Donald) Albright of Adrian, Darrel Pifer of Jasper, Mich., and Jean Ann (and Michael) Sorowiec of Ellenton, Fla.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

In addition to his wives, he was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Eleanor Pifer.

At Leland’s request, there will be private graveside services at Amboy Township Cemetery in Metamora, Ohio.

 Arrangements were handled by Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora.