|Birth: ||Oct. 21, 1920|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 2008|
Leonard C. Alms, 88, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at home, surrounded by loving family.
Born Oct. 21, 1920, in DeKalb, he was the son of Frank and Caroline (Waytenic) Alms.
He married Beverly A. Willrett on June 6, 1948, in DeKalb.
Leonard was active in sports, playing football and track for DeKalb High School and Northern Illinois University, until World War II diverted his education. He was requested to work on the family farm instead of joining the Air Force, as he wanted, while his brothers were called into the Army. He farmed in Cortland until 1966 when he went to work with his brothers at their construction businesses. He retired from construction, working for DeKalb Ag Research in 1986. He was a member of First Lutheran Church of DeKalb and then a loving, devoted member of Santa Cruz Lutheran Church of Tucson, Ariz. Leonard enjoyed woodworking, cooking, golf, playing cards and his loving family and extended family.
Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; parents, Frank and Caroline; three brothers, Frankie, Jack (Jackie), Jimmie; and son-in-law, Larry Contreras.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at Anderson Funeral Home, 2011 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb, with the Rev. Marilyn Hanson officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb.
Beverly A Willrett Alms (1925 - 1997)*
Maintained by: Roxanne Alms Schmitt
Originally Created by: KPS
Record added: Jul 03, 2012
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