Originally Published: April 25, 2014 6 a.m.
LeRoy Carl Berghoefer passed away on April 21, 2014. LeRoy was born Aug. 9, 1934, in Fenton, Iowa, to Henry and Anna (Wolf) Berghoefer. He was 79 years old.
LeRoy attended Hampton Community High School in Hampton, Iowa. He graduated in 1953 and served in the Army from 1954 to 1957. He married Alys Freese on Aug. 26, 1961. In 1964, LeRoy and Alys moved to Prescott, Ariz., where they have lived for the past 50 years. LeRoy worked in the construction and drywall industries. He worked for Chartier Brothers Drywall for 40 years, retiring in 2009.
He is survived by his wife Alys; his sons, Larry Berghoefer and Craig Berghoefer; his daughter Melissa (Berghoefer) Martin and son-in law Zoobie Martin; grandsons Carl Berghoefer, John Berghoefer and Nolan Martin; granddaughters Katie Berghoefer, Kate Bussell and Gracie Martin; and great-grandson Parker Burke.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott, Ariz.
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