Vossekuil, Leroy Edward
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Leroy Edward Vossekuil, age 84 of Waupun, died peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Waupun Memorial Hospital , surrounded by his family.
Leroy was born July 30, 1928 in the Township of Waupun, WI, a son of John and Clara (Dorrestyne) Vossekuil. Leroy was united in marriage to Verona Wollenburg at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waupun. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and usher for over 50 years. Leroy worked for National Rivet in Waupun for many years. He enjoyed caring for his landscape, fishing and mowing lawn for the family business, FoxDen Landscape and Nursery. But Leroy's true passion was his family. He was a loving husband to his sweetheart Verona, a beloved father to David, and adoring grandfather.
Leroy is survived by his four grandsons, Kurt (Rhonda) Vossekuil, Brownville; Kraig Vossekuil, Dallas, TX; Gary (Kathy) Vossekuil, Little Chute; and Ryan (Maria) Vossekuil, Mayville; seven great-grandchildren; Michael, Claire, Carson, Leah, Lauren, Jakob and Cole; three brothers, Ruben of Arnold, CA; Orin (Joyce) of Waupun; Kenneth Vossekuil, of Waupun; sisters, Sharon (Bill) Kwakkel of Ripon; Marilyn (John) Vander Sanden of Waupun; and his canine companion, Suzie, his "little love". Nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Verona of 62 years (2010) and son, David Vossekuil (2012); three brothers, Lester, Wayne and Richard; and three sisters, Marlene Emerson, Sylvia Holl and Paulette Sauerbrei.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 525 West Main Street, Waupun, with Rev. Rolf Amundsen officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens.
Leroy's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 West Main Street, Waupun, and on Thursday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service.
Kohls Community Funeral Home, Waupun is serving the family.
Online condolences may be sent from www.kohlsfh.com
Kohls Community Funeral Home - Waupun
405 W. Main St
Waupun, WI 53963
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on June 11, 2013