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Paul William Leister Sr., 76, Westminster farmer and Ag equipment collector

Paul William Leister Sr., 76, Westminster farmer and Ag equipment collector passed away on Sat., Jan. 16, 2016

Obituary for Paul William Leister, Sr., 76, of Westminster passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Dove House.

He was born on May 22, 1939 in Westminster and was the son of the late Dorothy Beulah Leister (nee Arnold) and William Dietz Leister.

Paul attended Westminster High School and was part of the class of 1957.

He was a lifelong farmer and collector of agricultural equipment, parts, and tractors. He also was the honorary director of the Mason Dixon Historic Society. As well as a member of the Blacksmith’s Guild of Maryland.

Surviving him is son Paul W. Leister, Jr. and his wife Laura Leister; grandson Ryan Leister; former wife Regenia Woodie Leister; and companion Barbara Holtzman.

The family will receive friends on Thursday January 21, 2016 at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Friday January 22, 2016 at 10am. Interment to follow in Deer Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster MD 21157.

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Pritts Funeral Home | Westminster, Maryland
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