LeRoy Bontjes, 81, Breckenridge, MN passed away on Friday, October 16, 2009 at St. Catherine’s Living Center, Wahpeton, ND.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 11:00 AM at
LeRoy was born on July 16, 1928 near
LeRoy married Darlene Beyer and they made their home in Breckenridge and also the Benson, MN area. In 1969, he was united in marriage to Darlene Rudie and they made their home in Breckenridge. LeRoy drove truck for many area companies including: Kost Brothers, Alfred Krause, and SunOpta.
LeRoy enjoyed fishing, mostly ice fishing, hunting and camping. He also very much enjoyed cruising and an occasional trip to the casino.
LeRoy is survived by: his wife, Darlene Bontjes, Breckenridge, MN; his children: John (Judy) Bontjes, Wahpeton, ND; Sheila Dudden and her friend Mike, Fargo, ND; Cindi (Darrin) Myogeto, Pelican Rapids, MN; Lisa (Richard) Rossum, Ashby, MN; Jim (Wanda) Bontjes, Englewood, FL; Joe (Mary) Bontjes, Randall, MN; Bruce Bontjes, Breckenridge, MN; Pauline (Bob) Maier, Joliet, IL; Brian Rudie, Staples, MN; Nancy Wiebe and her friend Steve, Glenwood, MN; his 32 grandchildren; his 11 great-grandchildren; his two brothers: Edwin Bontjes, Breckenridge, MN and Henry Bontjes, Breckenridge, MN; his two sisters: Gladys Forschen, Bottineau, ND; Florence Hanson, Doran, MN. His mother-in-law: Verna Hurd, Minneota, MN.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, John and Sarah Bontjes; his brothers: Harold, George, Clarence, and Andy Bontjes; his sisters: Rena Math, Hilda Ernst, Jennie Sievert.