Leo Albert Pollreisz was born May 4, 1916, at Sioux City, IA, to Albert and Julia (Zeier) Pollreisz. He moved to Parkston, SD in 1924, with his family and attended school in rural Ethan. On September 4, 1940, he married Sally Weber at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Dimock, SD. They farmed northeast of Ethan, SD for many years until his retirement. In 1979, they moved into Ethan. Leo loved spending time with family.
Additionally, he enjoyed crafting, fishing, hunting, woodworking, traveling, bus trips, camping and playing cards. He served on the Rosedale #4 Country School Board. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Ethan for 87 years until it closed then became a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife Sally; three daughters: Carol McEntee and husband, Mac of Canton, SD, Mary Jenks and husband, Ron of Baltic, SD, Lynda Murphy and husband, Mike of Meckling, SD; three sons: Robert Pollreisz and wife, Jan of Mitchell, SD, Richard Pollreisz and wife, Mary of Mitchell, SD and Roger Pollreisz and wife, Dee of Ethan, SD; two brothers, Art Pollreisz and wife, Helen of Ethan, SD, and Jim Pollreisz and wife, Carol of Ethan, SD; a sister, Rose Ann Haag and husband, Don of Watertown, SD; fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.