Oct. 21, 1931-April 30, 2013
SLAYTON - Services for LeRoy Dale DeGrote, 81, of Slayton are at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Reformed Church in Slayton. Burial is at Woodstock Cemetery, Woodstock. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton and also one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday.
He died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Golden Living Center-Slayton.
He was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Nobles County, to Reinder and Lydia (Timmerman) DeGrote. He enlisted in the United States Army on Sept. 14, 1954, serving in Germany. He was honorably discharged Aug. 29, 1956.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Slayton; children, Bonnie Jensen of Great Falls, Mont., Barb Stone of Sioux Falls, S.D., Beverly McCard of Napa, Calif., and Brian of Walker; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, Wayne of Seal Beach, Calif., Lois Erickson of Hadley and Lester of Lowell, Mich.