Otto A. Leden

October 12, 1939 - June 3, 2019

Otto A. Leden, 79, of North Aurora passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva following a courageous battle with cancer.  Otto was born October 12, 1939, in Aurora the son of Otto and Anna (Schindlbeck) Leden.  He was united in marriage to Shari Mann June 2, 1962 in Aurora, IL. 

Otto was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Aurora as a Letter Carrier for many years. 

He is survived by his wife Shari Leden, a daughter Lori (Tony) Ferrell; a son Todd (Jennifer) Leden; six grandchildren, Emily, Kaylee, and Olivia Ferrell and Andrew, Alexa and Evan Leden.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son Brian Leden, and four siblings, George Leden, Dolores Gaffino, Carol Schmidt and Richard Leden.

Visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. Friday, June 7, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia.  A funeral service will be held at 7:00 P.M. following the visitation at the funeral home.

There will be a luncheon Saturday, June 8th 12-3 at the home of Tony and Lori Ferrell, 767 Evergreen Lane, Sugar Grove,  Family and friends are welcome to come celebrate the life of Otto (Poppie) Leden.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Wayside Cross Ministries, to honor Craig Phillips a dear friend of Otto and Shari send to 215 East New York Street Aurora, IL 60505.

For additional information contact Moss Family Funeral Home, 630-879-7900,

Guest Book

  • Karen Farley Todd, Jenn and family, Joe and I are so sorry for your loss. Our love and prayers go out to your family. Our sympathies, Joe and Karen Farley
  • Kkathy Irwin So Sorry for your loss. Otto and Shari were greater mentors and an example to us all. Otto will surely be missed. Prayers and love to the Family! Love Kathy