Leroy Kuffler passed away peacefully with his loving daughters, Michelle and Margo, by his side on September 14, 2020.  He was 78 years old.  Leroy was a resident of Colorado Springs for more than 50 years.  He was a custodian at Cheyenne Mountain School District.  He retired after 20 years of service. 

Leroy was Born on June 11, 1942, to Wilbur Kuffler and Beulah Kiister in Saint Paul Kansas. 

Leroy had many hobbies from restoring cars to fixing clocks.  He also enjoyed painting, gardening and rock polishing.  He loved seeing and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  While he enjoyed a quiet life, he also enjoyed engaging in conversations everywhere he went. 

Leroy is survived by his furry companion, Jellybean; daughters, Michelle Peterson (Joel) of Colorado Springs, Margo Fraser of Colorado Springs, and Melinda; son, Mike; brother, Darrell Kuffler of Oregon; sister, Lorretta Forbes (Tom) of Parsons, Kansas. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  He was a wonderful father figure to many of them.

He was loved by many people and was always willing to give love in return.  He will be missed.

No services will be held.  A celebration of life will be held at a later time.

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  1. Dear Daddy,
    I loved you so much and it breaks my heart that you’re gone. You were my person. Thank you for all you’ve done for me and for teaching me how to be a good person. Today it seems surreal knowing I can’t call or see you whenever I want to.
    I hope you know how much I loved you and how much you meant to me.
    I know you’re in Heaven with your mom and your soul is whole again.
    I love you so much,

    P.S. Jellybean is being well cared for.

    1. I have reached out to both you and Michelle. Please contact me. My cell number and email address have been the same for several years.

  2. We were so grateful to have had the opportunity to see LEROY This past summer. He truly had so many talents and He certainly was our favorite uncle. He had a village of people who Surrounded and loved him.
    We will forever hold him in our hearts And our hearts go out to the rest of the family.
    Love you all,

  3. Sorry to hear. He was a great conversationist. He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed.

  4. He was a wonderful man. Heaven is a happier place today. He will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to the rest of the family.

  5. My dad was a good man, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He took on many roles in the family for many of us. He was a solid father figure not just to his children, but also to many of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Many may not know this but he also took on the role of being a mother. There were many moments he was a single parent. Being a single father with teenage girls (there were 2 left at home) was not an easy task. There were many awkward moments but they were handled with love and humor. He was more than just a dad; he was my mom too. Rest easy daddy, I know you are already celebrating. 💜

  6. Offering my deepest condolences to Leroy’s entire family . Having known him as a child and thru my teenage years he was always kind and welcoming with his unique sense of humor .
    I know he will be missed by all .

  7. Vince and glenda, we are so sorry for your loss

  8. Leroy was my father in law. He was a kind man with a big heart and a great sense of humor, right up to the time of his passing. He was truly a man of many talents. I will miss our conversations and spending time with him and the family, especially during holidays. I am so fortunate to have had him in my life. I’m happy that you are finally healthy, well and in a much better place. Rest in peace Leroy.

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