Born on October 15, 1939, near St. Paul, Iowa, the son of Fred and Mildred (McGinnis) Walljasper. On September 13, 1958, he married Marilyn Anne Engler at St. John’s Catholic Church in Burlington, Iowa. She preceded him in death on January 21, 2017.
Leroy graduated from Denmark Academy. He was a farmer and owner/operator of Walljasper Construction and Walljasper Implement. He was a member of St. James the Less Catholic Church in St. Paul. He enjoyed photography, his dog “Snickers”, telling stories, visiting with farmers in his shop, family gatherings and spending time with his grandchildren.
Friends may call after 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Schmitz Funeral Home in West Point where the family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Parish Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. and a Christian Wake Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 8, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point with Father Bruce DeRammelaere as Celebrant.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlfuneralhomes.com. The Schmitz Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with the arrangements.