LeRoy C. Newlun Sr.

By on July 10, 2014

LeRoy C. Newlun Sr., 68, of DeKalb, formerly of Sugar Grove, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Mauston, Wis., The son of Charles and Ruth (Coleman) Newlun. He married Sandy Willig on Dec. 11, 1965, in Clifton, Wis.

LeRoy was a farmer in the Sugar Grove area for 20 years. He was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore. His hobbies included woodworking and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy; one son, LeRoy (Cathy) Newlun Jr.; one daughter, Tracy (Robin) Johnson; five grandchildren, Ashley, Kiera and Heather Newlun, and Ryan (Danielle) and Shawna Johnson; one great-granddaughter, Hailey; one brother, Harlan (Joni) Newlun; two sisters, Lillian Larson and Norma (Tim) Knitt; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, John.

A memorial visitation will take place on Friday, July 11, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, Sycamore. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at Salem Lutheran Church, 1145 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.

For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call (815) 895-2833.