In Memory of
LeRoy Lester Lambertson
LeRoy Lester Lambertson, 85 of Grover, CO, was called home November 24, 2016 to be with our Lord and creator. LeRoy was born August 24, 1931 to Lester and Elsie (Whytal) Lambertson in Denver, CO.
LeRoy grew up on the family farm near Eastlake, CO. He attended church and school in Eastlake and graduated from Adams City High School in 1949. After high school, LeRoy attended Colorado A&M in Fort Collins, majoring in Business. On October 27, 1952 LeRoy joined the United States Coast Guard. He was stationed in the South Pacific in Hawaii, Samoan, Eniwetok and Bikini Atoll, working on nuclear bomb tests. LeRoy Transferred to the Great Lakes region in Milwaukee, WI. He was honorably discharged in 1956. He returned home to Colorado to join the family farming business.
LeRoy met the love of his life, Lauretta Renz, and they married February 15, 1964. Two children were born from this union, Lesley (Halley) Lambertson and Lloyd Lambertson.
LeRoy served on various committees and boards including Adams District 12 School Board. In 1972, LeRoy and Lauretta bought their ranch near Grover, CO. He enjoyed being a rancher working with cattle and growing crops. LeRoy passed away at his home on the ranch surrounded by family.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents Lester and Elsie Lambertson.
He is survived by his wife Lauretta; daughter Lesley and Ken Halley, Timnath, CO; son Lloyd and Christina Lambertson, Grover, CO; sister Edna and John Malmstrom, Hurst, TX; brother Glen and Susan Lambertson, Eastlake, CO; and sister-in-law Patty and Denis Curtis, Denver, CO. LeRoy has three wonderful and loving grandchildren Max, Luke, and Nya. He also has many nieces and nephews.
Dad was a wonderful husband and father and will be greatly missed.
Memorial service 3:00 P.M. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Allnutt Macy Chapel. Private family interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheatridge, CO.
Memorials in his honor can be made to TRU Hospice of Northern Colorado in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 702 13th Street, Greeley, CO 80631. Friends may view the online obituary and send condolences at http://www.allnutt.com.