81 year old, Leroy Hershman of Wheatfield passed away February 21, 2016.
On June 5, 1934, Leroy was born to Elwood and Julia (Grenz) Hershman in DeMotte, Indiana. Leroy served in the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life: Patsy Pressel on March 21, 1959 in Hebron, Indiana. Leroy was a lifetime area resident. He was a local area farmer and a member of Calvery Assembly of God.
Leroy is survived by his loving family, wife: Patsy, children: Larry (Helen) Hershman, Terry (Donna) Hershman, Linda Pruitt, Garry (Aleta) Hershman, Lorie (Gary) Reeves & Julie (Scott) Walstra, 13 grandchildren: Rachelle (Mike) Wood, Aaron (Julie) Hershman, Andrew (Marjorie) Hershman, Ryan Pruitt, Jennifer Hershman, Tim Hershman, Vallyn Hershman, Arthur Walstra, Oliver Walstra, Marcus Reeves, Andy (Jennifer) Terborg, Jeff Terborg, and Jill Terborg, 6 great-grandchildren: Brenton Gluth, Noah Hershman, Shaon Wright, Colton Wright, Ella Terborg, Lexie Terborg, sister-in-law: Helen Hershman, and brother-in-law: Paul & Paula Pressel.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Kenneth & Lloyd and 2 sisters: Eleanor & Dorothy, grandson: Russell Reeves and great-grandson: Isaac Beilfuss.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Calvery Assembly of God Church, DeMotte, Indiana. Services for Leroy will take place on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor James Clark officiating. Interment will follow at the DeMotte Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to DeMotte Christian School.
Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana has been entrusted with these arrangements.