Leroy Nelson, 89, of Fontanelle passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle.
Graveside Services: Will Be Held at the Fontanelle Cemetery on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with full military graveside rites conducted by the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247. A luncheon will be held at the Fontanelle United Methodist Church following the graveside service. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.steenfunerals.com. The Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle is in charge of the professional arrangements.
Open Visitation: Will be held at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Family Visitation: The family will greet friends at the Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Leroy Nelson memorial fund to be established by the family.
Survivors: He is survived by his children, Susan (Brad) Newton of Fontanelle, Sherry Simpson of Council Bluffs, Dale (Kelly) Nelson of Greenfield and Stacey (Greg) Buxton of Creston; brother, Norman Nelson and wife Claire of Apple Valley, CA; sisters-in-law, Itha Carns of Fontanelle, Dorothy Nelson of Elliot, Iowa, Annie Nelson of Des Moines and Letty Larkin of Mesa, AZ; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.