Leonard Kaake was born on April 23, 1947 in Cass City, Michigan. He was the son of Willard and Ruth Kaake. Leonard grew up in the Cass City area. He attended Brown City High School. Leonard married Linda Rathka on August 25, 1973 in Imlay City. He is survived by his wife: Linda Kaake of Imlay City; his children: Leonard "Lennie" Kaake, Jr. of Imlay City, Scott ( Dawn ) Kaake of Marlette; his step-children: Jim ( Sue ) Jackson of Marlette, Lori Jackson of Breckenridge. brothers: Bill ( Ethel ) Kaake, Richard ( Gloria ) Kaake, Bruce ( Lovolah ) Kaake, Gene ( Rita ) Kaake, Chuck ( Beth ) Kaake, and Dale (Rhonda ) Kaake; sisters: Lois ( Joe ) Remsing, Donna Biebel; 18 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents: Willard and Ruth, and a sister: Irene. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the West Goodland United Methodist Church. Pastor Pamela Barnett will officiate. The family will be available for visiting from 10 am until 1 pm Saturday, June 8th at West Goodland United Methodist Church. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Kaake family. Funeral arrangements made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.