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Patrick A. Leonard

Patrick A. Leonard

Patrick A. Leonard, born and raised in Dubuque, his parents were Paul and Betty (Loftus) Leonard. He attended St. Joseph The Worker Elementary School, Wahlert Catholic High School, Loras College all in Dubuque. He later graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science, in Chicago in 1985. Pat has worked in Dubuque as a licensed funeral director since 1986. He is a member of; St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, Key West Fire & EMS, Knights of Columbus Peosta Council #5513, Elks Lodge #297, Key West Sportsman Club and served as a member of the board, Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce, Iowa Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association, Cremation Association of North America and is currently serving as President for the Iowa Funeral Directors Association. He and his wife Vicki have five children, Kristin, William, Edward, Lauren and Michael who passed away in 1989.

Telephone: 1-563-556-6788


Kristin M. Leonard-Bertsch, CPC

Kristin M. Leonard-Bertsch, CPC

Kristin M. Leonard-Bertsch, CPC was born and raised in Dubuque, she is the daughter of Patrick and Vicki (Vance) Leonard. She attended St. Joseph The Worker Elementary School, Wahlert Catholic High School, both in Dubuque, Kirkwood Community College, in Cedar Rapids, North East Iowa Community College in Peosta, and she received her Certified Preplanning Consultant Certificate from the National Funeral Directors Association in Brookfield, WI. She joined Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, in 2001. She has been in charge of the preplanning for the funeral home along with managing the business. Kristin and her husband Andrew Bertsch have three children Aubrey Joan, Dylan Michael, and Kanner Patrick. She is a member of St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.

Telephone: 1-563-556-6788


Edward J. Leonard Edward

Edward J. Leonard Edward

Edward J. Leonard was born and raised in Dubuque, he is the son of Pat and Vicki (Vance) Leonard. He attended St. Joseph The Worker Elementary School, Wahlert Catholic High School, Loras College all in Dubuque and in March of 2009 graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL. He completed his internship with the family funeral home and is now an Iowa and Wisconsin licensed funeral director. He is the assistant wrestling coach at Wahlert Catholic High School, and a member of Saint Joseph Key West Catholic Church, the Iowa Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and is a Certified Crematory Operator. 

Telephone: 1-563-556-6788


Tye C. Miller

Tye C. Miller

Tye C. Miller, (cousin to the Leonard family) was born and raised in Dubuque, he is the son of Mark and Patti (Sievers) Miller. He attended St. Columbkille Catholic Grade School and graduated from Hempstead High School in 2006. He attended the University of Dubuque and received his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in 2011. He completed the Mortuary Science Program at Des Moines Area Community College, completed his internship with Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory and is an Iowa Licensed Funeral Director and Iowa Licensed Insurance Agent. He is a member of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association. Tye and his wife Kristen have one daughter Nora. 


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