Leslie Max Necker was made a Knight of St. Gregory the Great in
1958, promoted to Knight Commander of St. Gregory in 1972. In
1952 he received the 'Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice' award. These
are all papal honors. He served as San Antonio Archdiocwsan
Retreat Attendance Chairman from 1955 to 1972 and is past
president of the archdiocesan Holy Name Union. Mr. and Mrs.
Necker received the Archbishop Francis J. Furey award in 1971.
He received communion from the Pope in San Antonio on the day
he died. He was killed in a wreck going home.