LeRoy "Bud" Lesch
June 21, 1924 - May 15, 2011
Biography

LeRoy "Bud" George Lesch was born on June 21, 1924 in Trimont, Minnesota to George and Anna (Olsen) Lesch. He received his education from a country school in rural Trimont and Lakefield Public Schools.

On June 15, 1947, Bud was united in marriage to Elaine Groff in Okabena, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with two children, John and Nancy. Bud farmed his entire life around the Windom area. In 1988, Bud and Elaine moved to their home in Windom. Bud's health started to decline and he passed away on Sunday morning, May 15, 2011, at his home at the age of 86.

Bud was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Windom. He enjoyed fishing, farming, playing cribbage, hunting, watching birds, baseball, and the Minnesota Twins. Most of all, Bud enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bud is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Elaine Lesch of Windom; one son, John Lesch of Windom; one daughter, Nancy Lesch Rothstein of Windom; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Milly Beiber and her husband, Ed, of Lakefield; one brother, George Lesch of Lakefield; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Loren and Kenny Lesch; and two sisters, Bernice Maddson and Ester Stoyke.

Blessed be the memory of LeRoy "Bud" Lesch.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Sanford Hospice of Windom, Jackson and Worthington.
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Visitation Information

And one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday

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Date & Time

Tue, May 17, 2011
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Location

LaCanne Family Funeral Home - Windom
2280 6th Avenue
Windom, MN 56101


Service Information

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Date & Time

Wed, May 18, 2011
10:30 AM


Location

American Lutheran Church-Windom
906 Prospect Ave
Windom, MN 56101


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Mike Clark
May 23, 2011

Sorry to hear about all this, John. Friends and family can be a great help in times like these and I know that you have lots of those. My condolences.

Bob and Jan
May 21, 2011

Elaine, our thoughts are with you at this time. we sure miss you in Mesa the last couple years. Take care.

Peg Torkelson Rinkenberger
May 19, 2011

I have such fond memories of both Bud and Elaine coming over to the house where they would chat and laugh with my parents. I loved to hear them laugh as a kid. Thanks for such great memories. Both of you were always s... more

May 19, 2011
I have such fond memories of both Bud and Elaine coming over to the house where they would chat and laugh with my parents. I loved to hear them laugh as a kid. Thanks for such great memories. Both of you were always so kind to us.

Peg Torkelson Rinkenberger
Sherry & David Cabral
May 19, 2011

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Mike Welton and Jane Polz
May 19, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Wes Nielsen
May 18, 2011

Elaine-- It was a pleasure to know you and Bud through doing business with you and filling your silo many years ago. You two had many years together. Our thoughts and prayers go with you.

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