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Jacob LaVere "Jake" Leonard

September 21, 1996 ~ July 26, 2020 (age 23)


     Jacob LaVere "Jake" Leonard, 23, of St. Louis, MI, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Covenant Healthcare Center, Saginaw, MI.

     Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Jake's life will take place at a later date.

     Jake was born in Alma, MI on September 21, 1996, the son of Rickey Lee Leonard and Catrina Culver. He attended Farwell and St. Louis Public Schools.

     Jake enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most of all, he dearly loved his daughter Amari and her mother Marissa Cornejo.

     Jake is survived by his mother Catrina (Dennis DeBolt) Culver of Beaverton, father Rick Leonard of St. Louis, girlfriend Marissa Cornejo, daughter Amari Leonard, 3 brothers: Daniel (Cindy Powers) Herron, Matthew Herron, and Alexander Killips; and several nieces and nephews.  Jake was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Michael and Betty Leonard; and maternal grandparents: Donald and Dale Culver.

     To leave an online condolence, please visit Jake's obituary at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.

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A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date

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