Kaufman, Leonard

Leonard Roderick Kaufman, 79, of Morenci, Mich., died April 17, 2020, at his home.

He was born Nov. 26, 1940, in Alma, Mich., to Leonard and Velma (Northrup) Kaufman. On Nov. 26, 1982, in St. Louis, Mich., Leonard married Doris Kathryn Habel, and she survives. Leonard worked for Roadway as a truck driver, retiring in 1999. 

Leonard was a member of the Morenci Sportsman’s Club and the local Teamsters Union. He was a racing enthusiast, competing in modified and dwarf car racing. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends and long rides on his Harley with Doris.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, David (and Tammy) Kaufman of Allen Park, Mich., John (and Debbie) Stevenson of Oak Bluffs, Mass., and Trent (and Terri) Stevenson of Archbold, Ohio; three daughters, Tammy Morrison of Bradenton, Fla., Robin (and Scott) Kozlowski of Villa Rica, Ga., and Shonda (and Scott) Nofzinger of Colorado Springs, Col.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Judy Kauffman.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be planned at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee.