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Leon Clifford Jorstad, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1915
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2001
Santa Fe
Galveston County
Texas, USA

"Leon Clifford Jorstad Sr."

Santa Fe--Mr. Leon Clifford Jorstad Sr. passed from this life Tuesday afternoon in Texas City.
Born February 13, 1915, in Greenwood, Wisconsin, Mr. Jorstad had been a resident of Galveston County since 1945. He had been employed as a painter at American Oil Company for 31 years before retiring in 1977, served his country in the US Army during WWII, was a member of VFW Post 5400 and was an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lela, sons, Norman Stine and Buddy Jorstad Jr., daughter, Pat LaVergne.
Survivors include his daughters, Mildred "Micki" LeFleur of Galveston, Lois "Bootsie" LeGros and her husband, A. J. Jr., of Alvin and Doris Nidiffer and her husband, Jim, of Santa Fe; brother, Harvey Jorstad, of Pueblo, Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a. m. Friday in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Medlin officiating. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409)925-3501.
Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Houston Chapter, 6161 Savoy Drive, Suite 240, Houston, Texas 77036.
Hayes Funeral Home.
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WWII Elistment:
Name: Leon C Jorstad
Birth Year: 1915
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin
State of Residence: Wisconsin

Enlistment Date: 7 May 1941
Enlistment State: Wisconsin
Enlistment City: Milwaukee
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 68
Weight: 162

Leon Clifford Jorstad, Sr married Lela Newton
Lela and Leon, Sr had two children Doris Fay and Leon Clifford Jorstad, Jr. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lela Newton Jorstad (1907 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  Leon Clifford Jorstad (1949 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hayes Grace Memorial Park
Hitchcock
Galveston County
Texas, USA
Plot: Old Rugged Cross, Lot 110-C, Space 1
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: May 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51930357
Leon Clifford Jorstad, Sr
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- GravRidr
 Added: May. 31, 2010
Day is done....gone the sun...from the hills....from the lake...from the sky....All is well...safely rest....God is nigh...~~~~Go to sleep....peaceful sleep...may the soldier or sailor God keep....on the land or the deep...safe in sleep...~~~~Love, good n...(Read more)
- In Honor of Leon Clifford Jorstad, Sr. Sir!
 Added: May. 14, 2010
 
 
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