LeRoy W. Sander, 82

LeRoy W. Sander

November 9, 1937 - November 2, 2020

LeRoy W. Sander, 82, of Cold Spring, died Monday, November 2, 2020 at Assumption Home in Cold Spring.  Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2020 at Grace West Lutheran Cemetery in Belgrade.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.

LeRoy Wilfred Sander was born November 9, 1937, in a log cabin near Detroit Lakes, the son of Wilfred and Amanda (Hill) Sander. At the age of 4 his parents moved to Fergus Falls where he attended and graduated from Fergus Falls High School.   Lee enlisted in the United States Navy in 1956, and served his county until his honorable discharge on January 4, 1960. In 1961, Lee was united in marriage to Mary Lou Krause. This union was blessed with a son, Scott.; Lee worked for turkey farmers in Wadena and later at Belgrade where he also worked for Cargil Feeds.

In 1989, Lee was united in marriage to Tracy Andrusick.  They lived near Richmond where he worked at Famo Feeds in St. Joseph until his retirement.  They moved to Cold Spring in 2000 and Lee became a resident of Assumption Homes in 2016.  

Lee went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the age of 82.  He is survived by his wife, Tracy of 30 years; son, Scott (Randi) Sander of Nevis; grandchildren, Chris (Jonelle) Sander, and Shelly (Eric) Smedstad; great-grandchildren, Dominc, Taylon, and Garritt Sander, Nichole Skindelien, and Amy Smedstad; siblings, Delores (Morris) Lindholm, Gladys Koubek, Carol (Rod) Mitchell and David (Pam) Sander; and Tracy’s son, daughter and grandchildren. 

Lee was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mary Lou in 1983; sister, Doris; brother-in-law, Don Koubek and step-son, Henry Andrusick.