December 22, 1936- February 2, 2014
Funeral Services for LeRoy Steadman, 77 of Jefferson, will be 10:30 am Friday, February 7, 2014 at The Dwelling Place in Jefferson, IA. Interment will be in the Jefferson Cemetery, Jefferson, IA. Visitation will be after 11:00 am Thursday at The Dwelling Place with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Memorials are suggested to the family and may be left at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson.
LeRoy Dominic Steadman was born December 22, 1936 in Panora, Iowa to Frank Steadman and Agatha Lillie Steadman. He passed away February 2, 2014 at his home in Jefferson, Iowa.
LeRoy grew up in the Panora, Iowa area. At an early age, he started working for a traveling carnival. He met his wife to be, Sharon Palmer, in Denison, Iowa on the town square. The following summer, the carnival came back to the Crawford County Fair and Lee and Sharon started dating. They were married on April 26, 1959 and moved to Earlam, Iowa where Lee worked at Redfield Brickyard with his father. Lee worked on farms and at factories. He moved to Liberal, Kansas in 1971 and worked at a gas station then got a truck driving job for United Van Lines. Hi lived in Kansas until 1979, and then moved to Perry, Iowa. Years later he moved to Jefferson.
Lee is survived by his wife Sharon of Jefferson, IA; children: Barry (Deborah) Steadman of Jefferson, IA, Annette (Eddie) Vasquez of Garden City, KS, Connie Steadman of Indianola, IA, DeAnna (Robert) Gustin of Ames, IA, LeRoy Jr. Steadman of Knoxville, IA, DiAnna Terry of Burnside, IA; his sister Linda (Mike) Johnston of Bagley, IA; bothers: Richard (Shirley) Steadman of Rippey, IA, and Joe Steadman of Perry, IA; 21 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.Information provided by: Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home 119 West Lincolnway PO Box 108 Jefferson, Iowa 50129 515.386.2171 www.sliningerrossowfuneralhome.com