Leon Holschbach, R.I.P. by James M. Kushiner

Leon Holschbach, R.I.P.

by James M. Kushiner

We mourn the loss of the former Chairman of the Board of the Fellowship of St. James, Leon J. Holschbach, who died of ALS on October 20, 2021. He was 68. Leon, an avid Touchstone reader and supporter, was pivotally helpful in FSJ's transition to new leadership, sharing practical wisdom from his recent transition from CEO of a bank to retirement, during which he had hoped to devote more time to causes he thought were making a difference. We were honored that he regarded Touchstone as worthy of his time and talents by accepting the chairmanship of FSJ in 2019. However, the Lord had another transition in mind for Leon, sooner than we had hoped. Leon, born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, was one of eleven children and was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, a devout believer, and lover of Christ and his Church. We will miss him. Memory eternal!

James M. Kushiner is the Director of Publications for The Fellowship of St. James and the former Executive Editor of Touchstone.

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