Leonard J. Tape, age 77, of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at his home.
He was born May 17, 1937 to Harold & Hilda (Williams) Tape at Boyceville, WI. He was raised and attended school at Colfax & graduated from Colfax High School in 1955. In 1957 he was married to Joy Moe. Leonard drove truck over the road for most all of his life & received many safety awards over the years. He loved fishing & taking fishing trips up to Canada. He also loved hunting & looked forward to frying fish every year over Labor Day for their annual family reunion.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents & son: Randy Tape. He is survived by his wife: Joy of Rice Lake, sons: David (Pam) Tape of Iron River, MI, Steven (Denise) Tape of Eleva, Mark Tape of Rice Lake, Brian (Beth) Tape of Ellsworth & Jeffrey Tape of St. Paul, MN, daughters: Vicki (Ernie) Peterson of Viroqua & Wendy (Cory) Schindler of Elk Mound, 17 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, brothers: William (Joanne) Tape of St. Louis Park, MN & Kenneth (Kathy) Tape of Colfax, sisters: Judith (Lee) Stuck of Fortuna, CA, Cheri (Dennis) Harms of Chugiak, AK & Charlene (Bud) Smith of Austin, TX, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends.
A Memorial Service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 18th at the Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. John Kurschner officiating. Visitation was held for the hour prior to services & interment will be at a later date in the Hay River Cemetery in the Town of Hay River, Dunn County, WI. Arrangements are with Rausch-Lundeen Funeral Homes, Cameron & Dallas.