Charles Edward Leitle, age 85, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018, at the Aurora Nursing Center. He was born June 16, 1933, in Aurora, the son of Joseph and Barbara (Pruente) Leitle. A funeral mass under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora. Burial followed at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Aurora. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to the Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at