United Methodist Church in Montrose
Saturday, February 23, 2013
AT THE CHURCH
Friday, February 22, 2013
Leroy Arthur Kreitlow, age 73, of Buffalo died surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, February 16, 2013.
He was born on April 10, 1939 in Montrose the son of LeRoy A. “Roy” & Lillian Nelson Kreitlow Sr.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Military.
Leroy was formerly employed as a Bank Teller at Oakley National Bank.
He was a life long member of The United Methodist Church in Montrose. Leroy also belonged for fifty two years to Griswold Masonic Lodge #218 in Dassel where he was a Master Mason. Through the years, he was an active life member of American Legion Post # 270 and served as its’ Finance Officer for fifteen years.
Community service was very important to Leroy. He served for ten years on The Retirement Center of Wright County Board of Directors, Buffalo Hospital/Health Central, Board of Directors for fourteen years, City of Buffalo, HRA Board for seventeen years, Delta Aviation, Inc. Treasurer for twenty years and Kreidler Cemetery Association, Inc., Treasurer for fifteen years.
Survived by special family members: Diane Folkestad; Amanda Folkestad and Joel (Heather) Folkestad and grandbaby: Ashley Folkestad; Kathryn (Kenny) Schultz & family and Laurie (Duane) Poach & family; a step sister: Ann (James) McGraw; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and stepmother: Edna Padden Kreitlow.
Funeral services for Leroy Kreitlow will be held on Saturday, February 23rd at 11:00 A.M. at The United Methodist Church in Montrose. Reverend Cheryl Goode will officiate. Interment with military rites will follow at Kreidler Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Friday, February 22nd at the church from 4-8 P.M.
Further visitation will be held on Saturday morning, February 23rd on hour prior to services at the church.