Leo A. Auffet Jr, 69, Frontenac died Thursday, October 15, 2009 at Sunset Manor Nursing Center.

Leo was born August 11, 1940 in Stilwell, Okla., the son of Leo A Sr. and Jessie Juanita (Church) Auffet.

Leo was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served the the U.S. Army Special Forces.

He was married to Judith Ann Swisshelm and she preceded him in death in January of 2005. Leo was a life member of the Baxter Springs VFW, a member of the American Legion in Columbus, the West Mineral Eagles, and a 30 year member of the Millright Union Local 2158 in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Leo is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Kaye Auffett of Portland, Ore. and Tammy Williams of Lemoore, Calif.; two step-sons, Donnie Cox of Iowa City, Iowa and David White of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Connie Auffett of Frontenac, Kan.

Mr. Auffets body was cremated and memorial services will follow at a later date.