LeRoy Madson, 1944-2015

Published 10:01 am Friday, July 3, 2015

Interment for LeRoy “Roy” H. Madson, 70, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

LeRoy died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Thorne Crest Retirement Community.

LeRoy Madson, 1944-2015

LeRoy Madson

LeRoy “Roy” H. Madson was born Sept. 29, 1944, in Albert Lea, the son of Hubert Tinus and Anna Carolyn (Morreim) Madson. Roy grew up in Glenville and graduated from Glenville High School in 1963. He was baptized and confirmed Lutheran and was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Nebraska. Roy worked as a boiler operator for Tyson foods. He was a member of the labor union. Roy enjoyed fishing, going to tractor pulls, demolition derbies and watching NASCAR races. Jeff Gordon was his favorite driver.  He also enjoyed all sports and western movies. Roy was a very quiet man with a dry sense of humor, but did enjoy talking and visiting with his fellow residents at Senior Tower.

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Survivors include his children Lee, Ann and Laura, and eight grandchildren, all of Sioux City; sisters Helen (Wayne) Leidal of Albert Lea and Harriet (Jerry) Morrow of Byron; brother, Richard “Dick” (Faye) Madson, of Albert Lea; and many nieces and nephews.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents Hubert and Anna Madson; sister, LeAnn; and grandparents.

Memorials are preferred to Hospice.

Blessed be his memory.