Dave Leitem

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Blog entry by dlcarver posted 09-30-2011 09:32 PM 2196 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi just wanted to let all of you that Dave Leitem died on the 28th of September of a massive stroke, thank you

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,

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#1 posted 09-30-2011 09:40 PM

My condlolences to your family. He was an artist.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 09-30-2011 09:42 PM

Oh Wow, that’s terrible. Sorry for your loss.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 09-30-2011 09:47 PM

Sorry for your lost.

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#4 posted 09-30-2011 10:40 PM

Will keep your family in my prayers

-- Pancho

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#5 posted 09-30-2011 11:51 PM

We’re sorry to hear this sad news. He was one of the early carvers that joined LJ’s.

I’ve received some nice PMs from him.

We’ll miss his presence in this great group of wood lovers.

Our sincerest condolences to your family.

Dick, & Barb Cain

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 10-01-2011 12:11 AM

My condolences to you and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

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#7 posted 10-01-2011 12:59 AM

My condolences on your loss.

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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#8 posted 10-01-2011 04:09 AM

I am so sorry as well and offer my condolences and prayers. Dave was a special person who always had a positive outlook despite the setbacks that life dealt. I will miss “talking” with him, as I had the distinct pleasure to do on several occasions.

You and the rest of Dave’s family will be in my prayers.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 10-01-2011 09:46 AM

R.I.P.—- Dave.

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#10 posted 10-01-2011 04:37 PM

My condolences to you and your family. I’m sorry for your loss.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 10-01-2011 05:24 PM

Sooo sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#12 posted 10-01-2011 08:27 PM

Mimi and my prayers go out to you and his family.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#13 posted 10-18-2011 05:49 PM

Sorry for your loss. And thanks for posting the information.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#14 posted 10-18-2011 07:22 PM

I am also sorry for your loss. Dave was one of my Lumberjock Buddies and a special talent and will be sadly missed by the Lumberjock Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#15 posted 10-19-2011 04:02 AM

So sorry for your loss…

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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