Leroy "Sarge" Webber
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LeRoy "Sarge" Webber, 88, of Denison, IA, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Denison Care Center.
Pfannebecker Funeral Home, www.pfannebecker.com, Denison, IA is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 4 pm until 7 pm, Sunday.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am, Monday, May 19, 2014, at the United Presbyterian Church, Denison, IA with private family inurnment at a later date at the Waukee Cemetery, Waukee, IA.
He was born May 30, 1925, in rural Harrison County, Iowa, the son of Roy and Bertha Kirkland Webber. Raised in Harrison County he graduated from Modale High School in 1942.
A proud Veteran, LeRoy served in the United States Army during World War II from September, 1944 until November, 1946 and the Korean War from September, 1950 until September, 1951, honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant. For injuries suffered in the wars he was the recipient of two Purple Hearts, one Silver Star and three Bronze Stars.
In 1952, LeRoy began his 33 year career with the Iowa State Patrol in Adel, IA where he met and married Shirley Dymond April 3, 1955. In 1966 they moved to Denison, Iowa, when LeRoy was promoted to Sergeant of Post 4 where he served the remainder of his career retiring in 1985.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Harvey and John Webber and two sisters: Betty McWilliams and Mary Barrett.
Survivors include his wife Shirley of Denison, IA, two sons: David (Glenda) Webber Ames, IA and Dan (Roxy) Webber, Carroll, IA; three grandchildren: Kolton Webber of Dubai, Kallie Webber, Boone, IA and Keegan Webber, Carroll, IA, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pfannebecker Funeral Home - Denison
Denison, IA 51442
Published in Des Moines Register on May 16, 2014