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Elvin Ray Leeman

Birth
Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming, USA
Death 24 Mar 2009 (aged 91)
Belle Fourche, Butte County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Section Q Site 76
Memorial ID 35177284 · View Source
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Services: 03/31/09. Preceded by wife, Norma Arlene Watson Leeman whom he married in Sundance, WY. on 11/27/1941.

RAPID CITY JOURNAL, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, Thursday, March 26, 2009
SPEARFISH-"Elvin R. Leeman, 91, Spearfish, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Belle Fourche Regional Senior Care.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 until 1946.

Survivors include his daughter, Norma Ollila, Belle Fourche; his son, E. Ray Leeman, Jr., Idaho Falls, Idaho; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis, with the Rev. Bob Totino officiating.

Burial, with military honors by the Sturgis Veterans Honor Guard, will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

A memorial has been established to Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital..."

"United States World War II Army Enlistment Records":
Military Service: July 18, 1945
Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas
Education: 4 years of high school
Civilian Occupation: skilled occupations in production of rubber goods
Marital Status: married
Military Rank: Private

distinctions:
president of Western Weights and Measures Association in 1964

Knights Commander Court of Honour Elects for WYOMING

parents:
Lee Dakota Leeman (1880-1918)
burial: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, Lawrence County, South Dakota
Vera Fern Richardson Leeman Ewing ("Fern") (1889-1972)
burial: unknown

my special thanks to Katrina of Find a Grave for transferring this memorial to me--sjm


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  • Maintained by: Sheila Mobley
  • Originally Created by: DonZas
  • Added: 26 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35177284
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elvin Ray Leeman (6 Jul 1917–24 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35177284, citing Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Sheila Mobley (contributor 48084236) .