- April 7, 1934 - November 12, 2012
- Leola, South Dakota
of LeRoy's Passing
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“I'm sorry for your loss, sent a prayer for you and your family. I don't know you well, but my mother Julia Ann knew both of you. Thank you for your...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Ramos - Highland, CA
“Expressing our deepest sympathy , at this time of your loss. We uplift you in our thoughts and prayers ~~ May God bring you comfort & peace as you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Curtis Schock Family - McAlester, OK
“Dear Eileen: Our prayers for you at this sad time. Please know that we are thinking of you and wish we could be with you. Even though miles kept...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Becky (Schock) Holz - Freeport, IL
Thinking of you, and remembering the day you two were married. It was my first "wedding" experience and it was a magical even for me.
4 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Beck - Fountain Hills, AZ
“Eileen and Family;
You are in our prayers and thoughts.
When we have Christ in our lives, it makes the sorrow seem bearable.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Steve and Judy Guthmiller - Mesa, AZ
“Sorry for your loss, may your memories comfort you in the days to come. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. May he rest in peace.
6 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Schaeffer - Aberdeen, SD
“Please accept our deepest sympathies in the loss of your loved one. We are holding you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
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7 of 7 | Posted by: Floyd J Heiser - Aberdeen, SD
Funeral services for LeRoy C. Schock, 78, Leola will be 11:30 am, Friday, November 16, 2012 at St. James Lutheran Church, Pastor Deb Grismer officiating. Burial at Green Mound Cemetery, Leola. LeRoy died peacefully at his home on Monday, November 12, 2012 with his wife at his side. He battled a lengthy illness and was in the care of his wife and family and North Plains Hospice staff and friends.
Visitation will be from 1-7 pm, Thursday with family present from 5-7 at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St. Aberdeen.
LeRoy Clarence Schock was born on April 7, 1934 at rural Long Lake, SD to Christoph and Christina (Hoffman) Schock. He attended rural grade school near Long Lake, SD. He farmed with his parents at an early age and became known throughout the area in buying and selling Holstein Dairy Cattle. On June 19, 1960 he married Eileen Albrecht and they lived on the family farm for thirty-six years when he retired in 1993 due to his health. They then moved into Leola where he was living at the time of his death.
LeRoy was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Leola and he was baptized and confirmed from Hope Lutheran Church, rural Long Lake.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife of fifty-two years, Eileen Schock, Leola, brother, Elmer (Norma) Schock, Leola, step sisters, Martha Jerke, Aberdeen, Anna (Harold) Bauer, Gettysburg, Marcella Bonnet, Valencia, CA, step brothers, Melvin (Vangie) Albrecht, Deadwood, SD, Paul (Helen) Albrecht, Grass Valley, CA, Thomas (Mindy) Albrecht, Bismarck, ND, many nieces, nephews and ten Godchildren.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, Christoph and Christina Schock, step mother, Anna Schock, step sisters, Alice Wilson and Gertrude Kreitel, step brothers, Herbert, Albert, Milbert and Allen Albrecht.