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LeRoy Adam

October 14, 1938 August 3, 2019
LeRoy Adam
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The funeral service for LeRoy M. Adam, 80, of Aberdeen, SD, will be 10:30am, Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens. LeRoy died Friday, August 2, at Prairie Heights HealthCare, Aberdeen, SD.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Arrangements by Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street.

LeRoy Adam was born October 14, 1938, to Milbert and Lydia (Weishaar) Adam in Leola, SD. At the age of four, they moved to a farm six miles south of Leola. He attended elementary school in Leola from first grade through third grade and finished his elementary education in a rural school just one mile from their farm.

His family moved to Lodi, CA, for his freshman and sophomore years, then moved back to Leola. LeRoy graduated from Leola High School in 1957. He participated in football, track and loved his vocal music.

After graduation from high school, LeRoy attended Northern State Teachers College for one year, then entered the U.S. Army, spending some time in Germany. He continued his education at Northern State College, graduating with his Bachelor of Science in education in 1966. He taught school in Loyalton, SD, for one year, one year in Brentford, and the next fourteen years in Warner. He coached football in Warner for six years. He earned his Master’s Degree in administration.

In 1974, LeRoy began his employment with Share Commercial Corporation. He often said that his most enjoyable time in teaching was with his football team in Warner.

LeRoy was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, where he served on the Endowment Team and ushered.

Grateful for having shared LeRoy’s life are his sister Berneice & Bob Kilber, Highmore, SD; nieces: Patricia & Brian Belmont, Westminster, CO, Amy & Ken Hoffman, Highmore, SD, Wendy & Mike Testerman, Broomfield, CO; great-nieces and nephews: Hannah Belmont, MacKenzie Belmont, Samantha Hoffman, Tate Hoffman, Christian Testerman.

Preceding LeRoy in death are his parents Milbert & Lydia.


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Funeral Service

Saturday

10

Aug

10:30 AM 8/10/2019 10:30:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church - Aberdeen

1620 Milwaukee Ave NE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church - Aberdeen
1620 Milwaukee Ave NE Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

5851 U.S. 12
Aberdeen, SD 57401

5851 U.S. 12 Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States
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