Victor B. Leatzow Jr. |

Victor B. Leatzow Jr.

The Aspen Times
Aspen CO Colorado

Victor B. Leatzow Jr., former Aspen resident, born June 24, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, succumbed to cancer on March 8, 2011.

He is survived by his wife, Penny Leatzow; his son Dan Michael Leatzow (wife Elaine) all of Kalispell, Montana; and his son, Victor B. Leatzow, III (wife Julie) of Kalama, Washington; his grandchildren, Victor B. Leatzow, IV and Brandon Leatzow, of Kalama, Washington, and Dahlia Leatzow, Savanah Brewer, Madison Brewer and Kylee Brewer, of Kalispell, Montana; and his brother, Jim Leatzow of Three Lakes, Wisconsin.

Vic was known as “Cap”, “Sweetness” or “His Imperial Sweetness” by many of his family and friends. He was a unique personality and witty beyond words. He was a Golden Gloves boxer at Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana, an All-State football player at Carl Sandburg High School in Palos Park, Illinois, a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity at Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas, and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war. He was a member of the West Englewood Masonic Lodge in Chicago, Illinois, Scottish Rite of Grand Junction, Colorado and El Jebel Shrine of Denver, Colorado. He was an avid outdoorsman and life member of the National Rifle Association. Memorials may be made in his name to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals or the Flathead County, Montana CASA for Kids program. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Kalispell, 540 S. Main St., Kalispell, MT. Please join us.