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LeRoy Alexander

October 5, 1927 October 19, 2021
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Obituary for LeRoy Alexander

LeRoy Alexander, 94 of Stuart passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at The New Homestead in Guthrie Center. Open viewing time will be held from 10-11 A.M. on Friday, October 29th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Stuart. Masks will be required at the funeral home. Graveside funeral service will be at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, October 29th at the Rosehill Cemetery in Menlo. For those that would like to join the service it will be livestreamed at Facebook.com/JohnsonFamilyFH. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Leroy Alexander Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

LeRoy was born on October 5, 1927 to George and Ruth (Stonehocker) Alexander in Linn Township, Dallas County, Iowa. He grew up on a farm near Linden and attended Linden High School, graduating with the class of 1945. LeRoy served as a MP in the United States Army at the end of World War II. On November 6, 1949 he was united to Alberta “Birdie” Coomes in Des Moines. To this union four children were born: Mary, Peggy, Sally and David. The family lived in several places before making their home in Stuart. LeRoy spent most of his career in agriculture industries including running the Creamery and Feed Store in Stuart. In his spare time, he enjoyed shooting pool, fishing, bow hunting, playing cards and he was a very skilled gardener.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Birdie; siblings, Juanita Lewis and Harold Alexander; and nephew, Jerry Lewis.

LeRoy leaves behind his children: Mary (John) Agan of Las Vegas, Peggy (Mark) Goins of Ankeny, Sally (Rick) Guisinger of Menlo and David (Yuriko Togashi) Alexander of Vermillion, SD; grandchildren: Jennifer, Alicia, Laura, Andrew, Anne, Matthew, Erica, Bets; great-grandchildren: Joshua, Tyler, Daniel, Evan, Dillion, Wesley, Katie, Brian, CJ, Brooks, Kaylee, Jordan and Keith; great-great-grandchildren, Briella, Waylon and Elias; and a host of extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.

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Visitation

Friday

29

Oct

10:00 AM 10/29/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/29/2021 11:00:00 AM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Service

Friday

29

Oct

11:30 AM 10/29/2021 11:30:00 AM
Rose Hill Cemetery

Menlo
Menlo, IA 50164

Luncheon will follow the graveside service at the Menlo Community Building.

Rose Hill Cemetery
Menlo Menlo 50164 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Menlo
Menlo, IA 50164

Menlo Menlo 50164 IA
United States
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