Obituary of Leonard Haulotte

Leonard Dale Haulotte, age 79, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, October 23, 2023, in Ft. Scott.

He was born May 14, 1944, in Woodstock, Illinois, the son of Leo G. Haulotte and Elaine A. Bogard Haulotte.  Leonard grew up and graduated high school in Woodstock.  While living in Woodstock, Leonard worked as a die maker at Duro Tool & Die.

Leonard married Carol Goodbody on October 20, 1972, in Ft. Scott, Kansas.  They lived in Ft. Scott for a time and later returned to Woodstock where Leonard was again employed by Duro.  In 1987, Leonard and Carol moved back to Ft. Scott, and Leonard owned and operated Haulotte’s Retail Liquor for fifteen years.

Before retirement, Leonard worked as a die maker for Peerless Products in Ft. Scott.  Leonard was a member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.  He was a past member of the Elks Lodge of Woodstock.


Survivors include his wife, Carol, of the home; two sons, John Christopher “Chris” Haulotte of Leaf River, Illinois and Matthew Haulotte of Woodstock, Illinois; four grandchildren, John J. Haulotte, Sydney Lang (Jacob), Ben Haulotte and Brandon Haulotte (Morgan) and a great-grandson, Mason Lang.  Also surviving are a sister, Laura Boal (Terry Figard) of Woodstock, Illinois and four nephews.

Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Linda Wilson and a brother-in-law, Virgil Boal.


Father Yancey Burgess will conduct Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 26th at the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church (Kennedy Gym).

The Rosary will be recited at 9:30 A.M. Thursday prior to the Mass.

Following services, there will be cremation.

Burial will take place at a later date at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ft. Scott.

Memorials are suggested to the Mary Queen of Angels Building Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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