Born in 1949 in Carroll, Iowa, Douglas Schleisman was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of New Ulm in 1975. He was laicized in 1994.
- Associate, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm, 1976-1981
- Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1981-1984
- Pastor, St. Adalbert, Silver Lake, 1984-1993
- Pastor, St. Joseph, Silver Lake, 1988-1993, while continuing assignment as pastor of St. Adalbert
- Leave of absence, 1993
Mr. Schleisman was laicized in 1994.