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Leonard B. Peete (1928 - 1995)

Leonard B. Peete
Born in Tupper Lake, Franklin, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Father of [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died at age 66 in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Sep 2009
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Tupper Lake Free Press-Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1995

Leonard B. Peete, 66, of Marshall, Texas, formerly of Tupper Lake, died Wednesday, Jan 25, 1995 at the Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, after an extended illness. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Ron Diegel officiating. Interment was in Colonial Gardens Cemetery at Marshall, TX, Military honors were accorded at the graveside under the auspices of barksdale Air Force Base. He was born in Tupper Lake on August 14, 1928, a son of Joseph and Anna Deneault Peets, and attended Holy Ghost Academy. He was a veteran of 20 years service with the U.S. Air Force, retiring with the rank of technical sergeant. Thereafter he was employed by the City of Marshall Water Department until his retirement in 1984. Other previous employment include the Mitsubishi Aircraft plant in San Angelo, Texas. Surviving Mr. Peete are his wife, the former Eletha Eugenia Tibbits of Marshall, to whom he was married on Aug. 15, 1955 at Great Falls, Montana; a son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Amy Peete of Longview; stepsons and step daughters-in-law, Jerry Tibbits of Montana, Tom and Judy Tibbits of St. Augustine, Florida, Dennis and Bebe Tibbits of Marshall; a stepdaughter Sharon Smith of Missouri City, MO; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Raymond and Carol Peete of Poughkeepsie, NY and LeRoy and Carolyn Peete of Newton Falls, NY; one sister and brother-in-law, Jeanette and Richard Shinnock of Massena, NY; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 9 nieces and nephews. [1]


  1. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 10 December 2020), memorial page for Leonard B Peets (14 Aug 1928–25 Jan 1995), Find A Grave: Memorial #62327780, citing Colonial Gardens, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Richard Lambert (contributor 47155848) .

1) New York State Department of Health; Albany, NY, USA; New York State Birth Index. Certificate #60531 ( )

2) "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( accessed 6 December 2020), New York > Franklin > Altamont Town, Tupper Lake > 17-5 Altamont Town, Tupper Lake Village bounded by (N) village limits; (E) village limits; (S) village limits; (W) 2nd, Broad, Chaney Av, Wawbeck Rd, McLaughlin Av > image 13 of 32; citing Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012.

3) "Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 November 2018), Vital records > Marriage license record, no. 28995-29685, 1955 > image 752 of 1222; Great Falls Genealogy Society.

4) "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2020), Leonard B Peete, 25 Jan 1995; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

""" Personal Note """ This is my grandfather and Joseph Peets is my great grandfather. I am the daughter of Bruce Joseph Peete of Marshall Texas

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