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LeRoy C. Showers

May 3, 1935 October 29, 2019
LeRoy C. Showers
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Obituary for LeRoy C. Showers

LeRoy C. Showers, age 84, of Council Bluffs, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha. LeRoy was born May 3, 1935 in Council Bluffs to the late Floyd and Helen (Basch) Showers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1953. LeRoy married Marjorie J. Colwell on February 6, 1954. They were blessed with four children, Roger, Ron, Cindy and Chery. LeRoy worked for Skelly’s Gas Station and was a machinist and shop supervisor for the Union Pacific Railroad for 41 years, retiring in 1996. He was an active member of St. John’s United Church of Christ; West End Optimist Club; UP Oldtimers and delivered Meals on Wheels.

In addition to his parents, LeRoy was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie J. Showers in 1999; grandsons, Walker Showers and Drew Showers; sister, Marilyn Showers and brother, DeWayne Showers.

LeRoy is survived by his sons, Roger (Jane) Showers, of Council Bluffs, Ron (Sandie) Showers, of Bennington, Nebraska; daughters, Cindy (Dale) Lee, Chery Showers, all of Council Bluffs; 8 grandchildren, Shawn (Michelle) Lee, Michelle (David) Sobotka, Rachael (Clayton) Wennekamp, Zoey Showers, Cari Kinzer, Katie (Steve) Dose, Becky Mills and Heather Showers; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brother, Arlin (Beverly) Showers; sister-in-law, Marlene Showers, all of Council Bluffs; nieces and nephews.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Nov

6:00 PM 11/1/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

2

Nov

11:00 AM 11/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's United Church of Christ

400 Cloverdale
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

With a lunch at the church following interment.

St. John's United Church of Christ
400 Cloverdale Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

West End Optimist Club

Josie Harper Hospice House

Parkinson's Foundation

Meals on Wheels

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