|2/13/2019 10:25:00 AM|
LeRoy Garms Jr.
LeRoy G. Garms Jr., 78, of Windom died Feb. 6, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m., at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom with Pastor Paul Sajban officiating.
Special music will be provided by Ruth Wohlfeil, organist; and Pastor Paul Sajban, vocalist.
Casket bearers will be Jeff Carlson, Travis Garms, Wayne Witt, Chris Meyer and Josh Pudwell.
Honorary bearers will be members of the Bald Eagles Club and the Men's Bible Study group.
Burial will follow at Lake-view Cemetery in Windom.
Visitation will be held Friday at the church for one hour prior to services.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
LeRoy G. Garms Jr. was born Feb. 2, 1941, to LeRoy H. Sr. and Alma (Dunse) Garms in Windom. He was baptized and confirmed at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom.
LeRoy received his education in Mt. Lake Public Schools, graduating in 1959. He attended Worthington Community College, where he received an Associates degree in accounting.
In 1966, LeRoy married Janice at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson. They were blessed with two children, Glen and LeAnn.
LeRoy worked for many years at Caldwell Packing in Windom, then Swift in Worthington from 1988 until his retirement in 2002.
In 2003, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's.
A longtime member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom, LeRoy was a member of the Men's Bible Study group. He also was a former member of Living Word Lutheran Church in Windom and was a member of the Bald Eagles Club in Windom.
LeRoy enjoyed sports, especially watching Minnesota Gophers football and basketball teams, listening to polka music on TV and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice; and an infant brother, Harold Gene.
Survivors include his two children, Glen Garms of Windom and LeAnn (Jason) Mix of Welcome; three grandchildren; and a brother, Dennis (Linda) Garms of Janesville.