March 28, 1935 – Sunday, November 4, 2012
PRIVATE BURIAL 11/11/2012
LeRoy Edward “Lee” Eckelberry, age 77, of Waconia passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.
He was born on March 28, 1935 in Waverly the son of Elmer & Luella Gritz Eckelberry.
LeRoy graduated from Buffalo High School in 1953.
LeRoy lived in Colorado Springs for thirty six years and returned to the area in February of 2006.
He enjoyed reading, fishing, camping in the mountains. LeRoy was also a good cook!
Survived by his sisters: Carol (Ray) Bayerl of Lester Prairie and Connie Krause of Howard Lake; a brother: Bruce Eckelberry of Pease; sixteen nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents: Elmer & Lou Eckelberry, sister-in-law: Darlene Eckelberry and brother-in-law: David Krause.
Private graveside service will be held on Sunday, November 11th at 3:00 P.M. at Kreidler Cemetery in rural Montrose.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.