LeRoy P. Martinson, 78, Hayward, died Wednesday, January 8, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
LeRoy Paul Martinson was born July 29, 1941, in Hayward, the son of Warren and Loretta (Trepanier) Martinson. He attended school at Kinnamon School and Hayward High School. After high school LeRoy moved to Kenosha, where he worked for American Motor Corporation for several years. He returned to Hayward in 1976 where he began working for LCO Development. LeRoy worked for Development as a heavy machine operator, and most recently as foreman, retiring in 2018. He had many hobbies and interests including hunting, fishing and bowling. LeRoy also had a great musical talent, playing guitar, piano, organ, accordion and harmonica.
He is survived by his daughter, Coleen Piggott; brothers, Jerry Martinson, Mike Martinson, Neil (Sue) Martinson and Rick (Dee) Martinson; sisters, Sarah Martinson, Donna (Bud) Carley, Judy (Richard) Lecy and Betty Ann (Rich) Macek.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Loretta; brothers, Gary David, Warren “JR” and Walter; and sisters, Patsy Renschin and Peggy Pringle.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Pineview Funeral Service with Father Gregory officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Hayward. Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at pineviewfuneralservice.com