Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Msgr. Kenneth A. Seifried officiated. Burial was in the St. Joseph's Cemetery in Granville. Visitation was held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Leslie was born Dec. 7, 1928 in Granville to Clemens and Gertrude (Byrnes) Full. He attended school in Granville and Hospers, graduating from Hospers High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
In 1953 he married Shirley M. Cloos at the Cathedral Church in Sioux City. They moved to Cleghorn in 1956, where Leslie worked as a farm hand and tractor mechanic for I.H. Bushlows in Cherokee. He retired from Bushlows in 1988. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Leslie enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, traveling, working with his hands, helping others, and making people laugh.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother (Kenneth) sisters, (Joyce, Mary Ellen, Clarice) granddaughter (Heidi Full) a brother in law (Paul Arnold) daughter in granddaughter (Heidi Full) law (Amy Full).
He is survived by his wife; children, Pamela Morrow, and her husband, Dan, of Cherokee; Douglas Full, and his wife, Rebecca, of Belmond; Bruce Full, of Sgt. Bluff; Teresa Larsen, and her husband, Earl, of Omaha, Neb.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Clemens Full, and his wife, Kay, of Iowa City; Lloyd Full, and his wife, Donna, of Sioux City; Alan Full, and his wife, Barb, of Beloit, Wis.; sisters, Audrey Arnold, of Winnebago, Ill.; Anita Gaswint, and her husband, Roger, of Sioux City; Sandra Bombard, and her husband, Ron, of Gunnison, Colo.