Funeral services will be held Friday Sept. 18, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Msgr. Kenneth Seifried will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee. Visitation will be Friday starting at 10 a.m. to service time, with the family present from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Military graveside honors will be conducted by V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post # 2253
Leroy was born on Jan. 18, 1925 in Anthon, to William and Marjorie (Carr) Neustrom. He attended school in the Danbury school system. The family moved to Marcus following the death of their mother. Leroy served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. Following his military service, Leroy remained in California and worked for Marin County, in California for 30+ years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter (Dawn, 1993) brothers, (Thomas, Owen, Charles, Wayne) sisters, Maureen Comeaux, Patricia Bakker)
Survivors include sons, Daniel Neustrom, of San Diego, Calif.; Gary Neustrom, of San Mateo, Calif.; grandsons, Philip Neustrom, of San Francisco, Calif.; Andrew Neustrom, of Eugene, Ore.; brothers, John "Jack" Neustrom, of Venetia, California; Will Neustrom, and his wife, Rita, of Hamilton, Montana; A brother-in-law, J.B. Comeaux, of New Iberia, La.; sisters in law, Mary Neustrom, of Eureka, Calif.; Judy Buss, of Cherokee; nieces and nephews, Barb Timmins, Cindy Sizeland, Mick Bakker, Dale Bakker, Jr; Todd Neustrom.