Service


Date:

February 8, 2019

Start Time:

1:00 p.m.

Location:

Luther Memorial Church

Address:

12014 Grandview Ave

Des Moines, Iowa

LeRoi Beers

 

LeRoi Beers, 94, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away on February 3, 2019, at Winterset Care Center.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019, at Luther Memorial Church, 1201 Grandview Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. Please join the family for a time of refreshment and fellowship following the service.

LeRoi Alvin Beers was born in Des Moines to Bert Anthony Beers and Tora (Sorensen)Beers. He graduated from Roosevelt High School. He met his wife Evelyn Wallace while working at the Ordnance plant in Ankeny during World War II. They were married on June 11, 1944. Their children were Diana Johnson (husband Paul), Linda Anderson (husband Glen) and Allen Beers. Besides his job at the Ordnance plant, LeRoi worked for John Deere, Jewel Tea, Hiland Dairy, Borden Dairy, Prairie Farms Dairy, Reliable Rug, and the Meredith Family

His grandchildren are Kimberly, Eddie, Lynda, Paul, Michael, and Jeff: Woody, Andrew, Emma, Allen, and Aaron. He had many great- grandchildren and several great-great- grandchildren.

He liked fishing, boating, trading cars, singing, cappuccino, BINGO, woodworking and traveling. He and Evelyn traveled to many places, including Nova Scotia, Niagra Falls, the Rocky

Mountains, the Ozarks, Texas, California, and Mexico.

LeRoi lived in Des Moines all his life except the last three years when he moved to Winterset. He was loved on and cared for by many at Winterset Care Center North. He was affiliated with the Lutheran Church and the last three years enjoyed the church services at the care center.

LeRoi was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn, his parents, and his sister, Florabelle.

 

 

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