LeRoy H. Schultz, 84, Pomeroy, died March 20, 2021 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Services will be Saturday, March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Johns’s Lutheran in Pomeroy. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Pomeroy. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
LeRoy Herman was born Sept. 3, 1936 in Pomeroy to John “Pete” and Viola “Oley” (Gutz) Schultz. He attended country school and graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1955. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served from January 1956 to December 1959. Then he returned home to work for the Pomeroy Co-op. On May 2, 1964 LeRoy married Pauline Mohr at St. John’s Lutheran. They made their home on a farm near Pomeroy for ten years before moving into town. In 1985 LeRoy and Pauline settled on their acreage where he continued farming until his retirement in 2017.
LeRoy was a life member of St. John’s Lutheran. In earlier years he served on the Knoke Fire Department. He was a member of the Pomeroy AMVETS and served as treasurer. He loved farming, was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan, and was a regular at the Knoke elevator. He especially enjoyed following his grandkid’s sports activities.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law James and Linda Schultz; and father and mother-in-law Art and Marie Mohr.
Survivors include his wife Pauline; daughter Melinda (Scott) Meyer of Belmond; son Doug (Theresa) Schultz of Lytton; grandchildren Justin (Kelly) Meyer, Jesica (Miguel) Mercado, Jackee Meyer, Jacob Schultz, Jordan Meyer, Jennah Meyer and Madison Schultz; and great-grandchildren Theo and Teagan Meyer, and Kase Mercado.