William J. Leidich, 87, of Solon, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Services were held April 14 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with burial following in Oakland Cemetery, Solon.
Bill was born Nov. 4, 1924, in Solon, the son of Oscar and Martha (De Vault) Leidich. He married Bernice Mackey on Feb. 21, 1946, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Bill and Bee farmed in the Sandy Beach area for many years, retiring in 2006.