Obituary Record

Leonard W Murray
Died on 10/13/2019

Moser Memorial Chapel (photo)

Leonard W. Murray

September 03, 1926 - October 13, 2019

Leonard W. Murray, 93 years, of Fremont, Nebraska died Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Clarkson Community Care Center in Clarkson. Leonard was born September 3, 1926 in West Point, Nebraska to William and Christina (Hanson) Murray.

He grew up in West Point and was a 1945 graduate of West Point High School. He served in the US Army from January of 1949 to August of 1951. Leonard married Dorlene Weldon on April 7, 1973 in Fremont. She preceded him in death on March 15, 2008. He lived at West Point and farmed until 1960. He moved to Snyder, Nebraska and worked for Gerwick Construction for 10 years. He did black top work from 1971 to 1976. He moved to Arlington, Nebraska and worked for Dr. Cady from 1977 until 1995. He moved to Fremont in January of 1996 and worked for Fremont Parks and Recreation Department for 2 years and was a substitute custodian for Fremont Public Schools.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fremont, VFW #8332 and American Legion #71 at Arlington, FOE #200 and Retired Eagles Activity Club.

He is survived by stepdaughter, Patsy (Will) Prusia of Fremont; step daughter-in-law, Mary Weldon of Fremont; 10 step grandchildren; 25 step great-grandchildren; and 23 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorlene; sister, Lucille Thomsen; step sons-in-law, Cecil C. Weldon, Jr. and Wayne Johnson; step daughter-in-law, Karen Johnson; brother, Lyle Murray; and sister, LaVerne Van Cleave.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 18, 2019 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Pastor Will Prusia will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday 5 PM to 8 PM also at the Moser's in Fremont. Burial and Military Honors will be at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, Fremont or Arlington VFW #8332 and American Legion #71.

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Avenue, Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~