Leonard K. Leerar
Leonard K. Leerar, 88, of Britt passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt, Iowa.
Funeral services for Leonard Leerar will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West in Britt. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral chapel on Monday.
Leonard Keith Leerar was born January 13, 1931 to Jake and Vestus (Whitehurst) Leerar in Hancock County. He attended country schools through the 8th grade.
Leonard was united in marriage to Donna Mortimer on January 1, 1951. Their family grew to two sons and one daughter.
Leonard farmed until retiring in 1993, and drove grain and livestock truck for many years. Following his retirement, he worked for Bob and Steve Prohaska and he and Donna delivered Winnebago campers. The couple spent winters in Yuma, Arizona for twelve years, and in all, their travels took them to 46 out of the 50 States.
Leonard is survived by his wife of 68 years, Donna of Britt; son Dwight (Jan) Leerar of Britt, daughter Diane Alexander of Britt, and son Danny (Ronda) Leerar of Williams; 8 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 3 great, great-grandchildren; sisters Dorothy (Gary) Studer of Corwith and Deloris Fleming of Aurora, Colorado and brother-in-law Bill Meyers of Algona; along with numerous other relatives and friends.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, sister Audrey Meyers and brother-in-law Tony Fleming.