LeRoy E. Postma (1928 - 2013)

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LeRoy E. Postma

LeRoy Elmer Postma, 84, of Sioux Falls, SD died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Avera McKennan Heart Hospital.

LeRoy Postma, son of Gerrit and Helen VandeBurgt Postma was born August 30, 1928 in Rock Valley, IA. Later his family moved to Lennox, SD where he received his education at a country school and later in life his GED.

LeRoy was united in marriage with Elfrieda Schmidt on November 11, 1948. He owned Huron Truck and Trailer for five years then worked at Sioux Brake and Equipment. Leroy then owned Shindler Repair for many years before working for Sioux Falls Landfill until his death. LeRoy enjoyed fishing and camping. He also enjoyed goose hunting and repair work.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Elfrieda, son, Kevin Postma, Garretson, SD; grandchildren, Terri (Steve) Planondon, Harrisburg, SD, Traci (Shane) Nickels, Pierre, SD, Kory (Sandy) Postma, Sioux Falls, SD; great-grandchildren, Brittney, Bradley, Abigail, Violet, Chase, Brandon, Shali, Owen, Kody, and Kes; siblings, Gerald (Bonnie) Postma and Edward (Frances) Postma, both of Sioux Falls, SD; Jean (Larry) Morrow, Burkburshett, TX; Viola Bowlthouse, Mitchell, SD; Ruth (Marshall) Johnson, Hurley, SD; and a special friend, Shawn Brasel.

LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, Gerrit and Helen Postma; son, Gary; granddaughter, Shannon Postma; twin brother, Lester and brother, Marvin. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Reformed Church.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Monday, August 19, 2013 at First Reformed Church. Visitation will be 2:00-4:00pm Sunday with family present at Heritage Funeral Home. heritagesfsd.com.

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Published in The Argus Leader on Aug. 16, 2013