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Leo Vernon Overby
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1919
Fosston
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2004
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Son of Joseph Andrew Overby and Cindy Martha Tysver

Leo V. Overby, age 84, Fargo, died Tuesday, November 2, 2004, in MeritCare Palliative Care Unit, Fargo.

Leo V. Overby was born December 14, 1919, in Fosston, MN, the son of Joseph and Cindy Overby. He grew up in East Grand Forks, MN, where he attended school. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1942. He served in the Philippines and New Guinea. Following his discharge in 1946, he moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area. He worked as a mechanic in the F-M area. He was united in marriage to Irene Forness on June 1, 1941, in Moorhead, MN. She died in 1971. Leo and Alvin Carlson founded F-M Forklift in February 1970. He married Anne Lien Nelson in Moorhead on May 5, 1972. He retired in 1986 and sold the business to his sons. The couple spent winters in Mesa, AZ.

Leo was a very loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Anne of Fargo; his son, Robert (Sheila) of Fargo; one stepson, Bob (Diane) Nelson of Fargo; one stepdaughter, Norma (Alan) Kleingartner of West Fargo; his daughter-in-law, Lynne Overby Olds of Northfield, MN; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Vernon; two sisters, and one brother.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Andrew Overby (1877 - 1954)
  Cindy Martha Tysver Overby (1888 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Irene K Forness Overby (1915 - 1971)
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Josephine Overby Dhein (1909 - 1959)*
  Almas James Overby (1911 - 1993)*
  Louise Mildred Overby Dutt (1913 - 1959)*
  Leo Vernon Overby (1919 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TEC 5 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Moorhead
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: J164
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: Nov 19, 2007
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Leo Vernon Overby
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Leo Vernon Overby
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Leo Vernon Overby
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Rest in Peace. I salute you.
- Glenda Ragan
 Added: Sep. 15, 2009
May God Bless You and keep you Topographical Engineer (TEC5) Leo Overby
- Steve Perry
 Added: May. 22, 2009
Rest in peace Leo
- Schott Family
 Added: Nov. 19, 2007
 
 
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