Scott Douglas Leinen, 41, Mankato, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006 at his home.

Scott was born Nov. 8, 1964 to Roger and Kay (DeWald) Leinen in St. Paul. He graduated from Woodbury Senior High School in 1983 and later graduated from Brown Institute.

He was united in marriage to Lisa Knapper on Oct. 12, 1991 in Lamberton. He worked as a computer operator at Hickory Tech for 17 years. Scott enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting, playing softball and watching sports.

Scott is survived by his wife, Lisa Leinen of Mankato; his twin sons, Tyler and Ryan Leinen of Mankato; his parents, Roger and Kay Leinen of Woodbury; his sister, Kathryn (Mark) Hinks of Farmington; a son, Jonathan, of Farmington; and his mother-in-law, Karen Knapper of Springfield.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Augusta Leinen, and George and Mary DeWald; and his father-in-law, Larry Knapper.

Funeral services were held Sept. 8 at Mankato Mortuary, with burial in Mt. Olivet Ceme