|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1926|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 2012|
Leo John Foy, 86, a lifelong resident of Glendo, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming.
Leo was born at the family ranch west of Glendo on July 12, 1926 the son of Edward and Rose Bridget (Ferguson) Foy Sr. Leo resided on the family ranch for all of his 86 years. He attended Foy School on the ranch, and then went to Wheatland schools. Leo went to Saint Patrick's Boarding Academy in Sidney, Nebraska for high school, where he met the love of his life, Ann Theresia Egging, his wife of 67 years.
Leo and Ann were married on June 5, 1945 at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church in Sidney. They came back to the Foy Ranch and lived in the bunkhouse for two years without electricity or water. Two of their seven children were born while they lived there.
Leo loved his children and grandchildren dearly. He was a gentle, kind, caring, grateful, and generous person. He would give and share anything he owned with family, friends, or a stranger, it didn't matter. Leo was cherished by all who knew him.
He was the youngest of four boys, Edward, the oldest and Phillip who both preceded him in death and Joe who still resides in San Pedro, California, a retired pharmacist. Leo was also preceded in death by daughters, JoAnn Mary Foy on January 16, 1967 and Colleen Fay Foy on March 19, 2011; his father, Edward, on September 27, 1972; and his mother, Rose, on March 23, 1980.
Leo was a member of the Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, where he served as grandmaster for several years. He was also a member of the NRA (National Rifle Association).
Leo is survived by his wife, Ann, of Glendo; children, Karen (Ronnie) Sommers of Sacramento, California, Max (Meredith) Foy of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Kathleen (Dan) Cundall of Estes Park, Colorado, Rocky (Nancy) Foy of Glendo, and Bill Foy of Platteville, Colorado; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
© Platte County Record Times December 26, 2012
Edward Foy (1874 - 1972)
Rose Bridget Ferguson Foy (1892 - 1980)
Ann Theresa Egging Foy (1925 - 2016)
Jo Ann E. Foy (1949 - 1967)*
Colleen Kay Foy Williams (1963 - 2011)*
Edward Foy (1918 - 1999)*
Phillip Ferguson Foy (1922 - 1961)*
Leo John Foy (1926 - 2012)
Created by: Lostnwyomn
Record added: Dec 26, 2012
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