Born: October 31, 1924
Died: May 13, 2014
Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus
Visitation: Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church
Leroy C. Slade, 89, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Columbus Nursing and Rehab. Center.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus.
Leroy was born the son of Clyde and Meta (Krenz) Slade on October 31, 1924 in Perry, IA. He was married to Grace Hulda Kohls on December 4, 1945 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reeseville. Leroy was employed as a truck driver with Duffy Trucking for 20 years, and also with American Packaging for 20 years.
Leroy was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. He enjoyed both woodworking and fishing.
Leroy is survived by his son, Wayne (Gloria) Slade of Columbus; his daughter, Denice (Ken) Kachelski of Fond du Lac; seven grandchildren: Lea Priewe, Becky (Brian) Pederson, Shari (Darryll) Van Norman, Michael Harmsen, Marshall Kachelski, Natalie (Margarito) Rosas, Kenny Kachelski; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; his brother, Russell (Romelle) Slade of Mesa, AZ; his sister-in-law, Relinda Slade of Pardeeville; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Grace in 2000, his brothers: Armond and Carl and his granddaughter Lindsey.
Location: Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home, Columbus (Map)
Church: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church-Columbus (Map)