Harm LeRoy of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at home. Mr. LeRoy was born June 20, 1919 in Kalamazoo County to Jacob and Nellie (Deward) LeRoy and was a lifelong resident of the area. During WWII Harm served his country in the U.S. Army. For over 28 years he was employed as a welder with General Motors, retiring in 1981. He loved the outdoors, watching birds and wildlife, and fishing.
On September 3, 1953 in Allegan he married Iveda (LaFountain) Sutherland, who died in 2006. Also preceding him in death were two sons, LeRoy Sutherland and David Sutherland; siblings, Betty Crone, Isaac LeRoy, Jake LeRoy and Al LeRoy; infant brothers, Jacob and Peter.
Surviving are his children, Louann (Doug) Hatten, Laura (Herbert) Trebilcok, Thomas Sutherland, Carol Harris and Patricia (Gale) Emmons; 42 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may meet with his family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. today (Tuesday) at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, Pastor Randy Hatfield officiating. Graveside services will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego, with Military Honors by V.F.W. Post #3030.
Contributions in memory of Harm may be made to Give Kids the World, 210 S. Bass Rd., Kissimmee, FL 34746.
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