Marc Leiting

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Marc Leiting, 67, of Carroll, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at his home.

Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, Oct. 18, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church-St. John Paul II Parish in Carroll. The celebrant was Father Shinoj Jose. Music was by Kate Cuddy and the St. Lawrence Choir. Lectors were Peggy Leiting and Deb Breckenridge. Gift bearers were Melissa Leiting, Melanie Moore and Megan Braaksma. Eucharistic ministers were Deb and Doug Breckenridge. Casket bearers were Patrick Drury, Robert Fry, Tom Wittry, Jim Wittry, Doug Breckenridge and Jerry Schrad. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.

Funeral arrangements were under the guidance of Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll.

Online condolences may be left for Marc’s family at

Marc, a son of Melvin and Marilyn (Mosman) Leiting, was born on May 26, 1952, in Carroll, Iowa. He grew up in Carroll, graduated from Kuemper Catholic High School in 1970, and attended college in San Diego. Marc returned to Carroll and was employed with the family business, Andrews Roofing.

On June 14, 1975, Marc married Peggy Wittry at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breda. The couple made their home in Carroll, where they raised their three daughters: Melissa, Melanie and Megan. Marc enjoyed golfing, reading, playing cards, bowling, and going on many cruises. Most of all, Marc enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren: Madison, Sofia and Sebastian. Marc was a member of St. John Paul II Parish in Carroll.

Marc is survived by his wife, Peggy Leiting, of Carroll; children: Melissa (Patrick Drury) of New Jersey, Melanie (Robert Fry) of Jefferson and Megan Braaksma of West Des Moines; three grandchildren: Madison, Sofia and Sebastian; siblings: Marty Leiting of Glidden, Marcia (Alex) Espinoza of Arizona, Monte (Karen) Leiting of Carroll, Matt (Kathleen) Leiting of Arizona, Marshal Leiting, Maury Leiting of Carroll, Mitch (Lenny) Leiting of Arizona and Mike Leiting of Carroll; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Ken Terlisner of Ankeny, Tom Wittry of Breda, Jim (Jodi) Wittry of Huxley and Deb (Doug) Breckenridge of Dallas, Texas; and mother-in-law: Joan Wittry of Carroll.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Marilyn Leiting; sister Michele Terlisner, sister-in-law Carol Leiting, great-nephew Mason Leiting, and father-in-law, Gene Wittry.

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