STAPLES - LeRoy L. (Roy) Tepley, age 79, of Staples, passed away Tuesday evening, November 23, 2010, at the Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples. A private service will be held by the family.
LeRoy worked on a farm in his early years. He also served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a machinist in Minneapolis after serving in the Army. He returned to the area and worked at an implement dealership and later as a pig farmer. LeRoy enjoyed hunting and fishing (especially deer hunting).
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
Leroy is survived by his wife of 21 years, Betty; stepchildren, Terry Tepley, Patsy (Thomas) Roberts, Mary L. Sterling and Jess (Sarah) Tepley; five step-grandsons; one step-granddaughter; nine step-great grandchildren; brother, Larry (Nancy); sisters, Florence (Donald) Carry and Donna (Ronald) Koberstein; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are entrusted with the Brenny Funeral Chapel of Staples.
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