April 14th, 1928 – Wednesday, March 5, 2008
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of
Saturday, March 8th, 2008
LeRoy A. Jungclaus, age 79, of Lester Prairie died Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at The Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
He was born on April 14, 1928 in Glencoe the son of Alvin & Louise Bathen Jungclaus.
LeRoy was baptized on May 6, 1928 by Pastor E. Kolbe at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe. He was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith on May 3, 1944 by Pastor A.R. Streufert at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
His confirmation memory verse was Revelation 3 verse 20. On June 23, 1951, LeRoy A. Jungclaus & Evelyn E. Jenneke were joined in holy marriage at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe. Mr. & Mrs. Jungclaus live in the Glencoe area until 1957, and then moved to Lester Prairie. They farmed in Bergen Township from 1957-1990. LeRoy enjoyed fishing.
He was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie and served on The Board of Stewardship and was an Elder. Survived by his loving wife of fifty six years: Evelyn E. Jungclaus of Lester Prairie; a son: Gary (Susan) Jungclaus of St. Michael; granddaughter: Tanya Jungclaus; great grandsons: John Every, III and Taylor Walters; a sister: Marilyn (Philip) Plaisance of Hutchinson; brother in law: Larry Jenneke of Wisconsin; a niece and nephews; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents: Alvin & Louise Jungclaus, a granddaughter: Shannon Jungclaus and by his father-in-law & mother-in-law: Otto & Charlotte “Lottie” Jenneke.
Funeral services for LeRoy Jungclaus were held on Saturday, March 8th at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Pastor Eric Nelson officiated and interment followed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Lester Prairie.
Friends called on Saturday morning, March 8th two hours prior to funeral services at the church.
Honorary Casket Bearers were great grandsons.
Casket Bearers were Jeff Jenneke, Jason Jenneke, Francis Burch, Fred Holasek, Glen Beneke and Maurice Tonn.