Leroy E. Anderson
September 24, 1952 – November 28, 2019
Leroy “Lee” Edwin Anderson, 67, of Lucerne, CO, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Life Care Center of Greeley. He was born on September 24, 1952 in Glasgow, MT to Lyle Eugene and Wanda Charlotte (Hembd) Anderson.
Lee and his family resided in Glasgow until 1969 when they relocated to Vaughn, MT. Lee graduated high school from Simms High School in 1971. After high school he joined the United States Army. Lee worked various jobs throughout his life before he became disabled due to complications with his diabetes. Lee married Nona Carroll in Great Falls, MT in May of 1979. Lee and Nona had four beautiful children together, Alissa, Jeffrey, Krista, and Adam, before they later divorced. After the divorce Lee relocated to Utah where he resided until 2006 when he moved to Colorado to be closer to his children. In 2014 Lee remarried to Elaine Chancellor. Lee and Elaine were able to enjoy five years together before he passed away. Lee was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He loved his church and all the wonderful friends he made there. He was very passionate about Missionary work and serving others through his faith. He loved his Savior Jesus Christ above all else.
Lee is survived by his wife, Elaine Anderson; daughters, Alissa Crawford and husband Jason of Montrose, CO and Krista Anderson of Greeley; sons, Jeffrey Anderson of Greeley and Adam Anderson and wife Stephanie of Greeley; sisters, Shirley Sheldon and husband Ken of Montana, Stella Anderson of Montana, Judy Lindquist of Montana, Melody Anderson Parshall of Washington; brothers, Dave Anderson and wife Diane of Montana, Larry Anderson of Montana and Terry Anderson of Montana and grandchildren, Joey DeJesus, Jonathan DeJesus, Jennifer DeJesus, Hannah Anderson, Jessica DeJesus, Aspen Anderson, Jaime DeJesus, Lily Friend, Mason Martinez, Jaxon Schuerger and Alexis Crawford.
Lee was preceded in death by his father, Lyle Anderson, his mother, Wanda Anderson, his older brother, Lyle Anderson Jr. and his younger brother, Danny Anderson.
A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2116 23rd Avenue, Greeley.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Association of the Blind in the memory of Leroy Anderson, in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.
- Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019