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Leonard William Byrum
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1914
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1996
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

Leonard William Byrum, son of, Leonard Wilson and Mary Ellen (Foster) Byrum.

Leonard William Byram married Mary Vandegore on April 27, 1936.

Leonard William Byrum married 2nd wife, Elba Agnus White on May 11, 1937 in Ottumwa, Wapello Co., Iowa.

Leonard William Byrum and Elba Agnus White children are:

Leonard Larry Byram b. 1939
Richard E. Byrum b. 1940
Jo Anne Byrm b. 1942
Karen Byrum b. Abt. 1949
Robert Daniel Byrum b. 1954

Leonard Wilson Byrum married 3rd wife, Ann Bradford.

OTTUMWA - Leonard William Byrum, 82, of 729 Pocahontas Lane, died Oct. 26, 1996, at home.He was born Feb., 7, 1914, in Eddyville to Leonard and Mae (Foster) Byrum. He married Elba White, May 11, 1938, in Ottumwa, Wapello Co., Iowa.

He lived in Ottumwa all his life and worked for Iowa/Illinois Gas and Electric for 34 years, retiring in 1974. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ottumwa.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Larry of Russellville, Ark., Richard of Ottumwa and Dan of Kirksville, Mo; a daughter, Karen James of Kirksville, Mo; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, JoAnne Manley and sister.

The service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church, the Rev. Anthony Herold Officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation will begin after 9 a.m. today at Alexander Johnson Funeral chapel with Christian Wake sercice at 6 p.m. and family present until 8 p.m.

Paulbearers will be Richard and Dustin Byrum, Gary Long, Joe Scheball, Paul and John White.

Note: His tombstone states: Leonard William Byrum b. December 7, 1914.

Family Information contributed by family member:

Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune

Tombstone Photo contributed by family member:

Michele R. (Byrum) Ball 
Family links: 
  Leonard Wilson Byrum (1874 - 1952)
  Elba Agnus White Byrum (1921 - 2004)
  Pearl Frances Byrum (1910 - 1913)*
  Leonard Larry Byrum (1939 - 2001)*
  Joanne Byrum Manley (1942 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Shaul Cemetery
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Forest Lawn-Lot 135
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Dec 01, 2008
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Leonard William Byrum
Added by: Yvette Aune
Leonard William Byrum
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- Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune
 Added: Jun. 19, 2010

- Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune
 Added: Apr. 4, 2009
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- Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune
 Added: Mar. 17, 2009
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