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LeRoy “Lee” Eastberg

August 28, 1925 April 16, 2019
LeRoy “Lee” Eastberg
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Obituary for LeRoy “Lee” Eastberg

LeRoy Edgar Eastberg, best known as “Lee”, was born August 28, 1925, in Aurora, Nebraska, to Edgar and Grace (Nelson) Eastberg. He passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Hooper Care Center in Hooper, Nebraska.

LeRoy and his family moved to Uehling when he was four years old. He was raised in Uehling, graduating from Uehling High School in 1942.

He married Fern Johnson in August 1943 and they had three children. Lee served his country from 1943 to 1946, in WWII, earning a purple heart. He married Glenice Meyer in November 1975 and brought three more children into the family. He was an awesome husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Lee drove truck for House Transfer, Larson Transfer, Uehling Coop; he delivered fire trucks for Smeal’s in his later years. He also worked, as a mechanic, for Hormel, Uehling Implement and many more companies. He then established Lee’s Conoco, Lee’s Welding, and for the past 30 plus years, the New to You Shoppe with his wife in Uehling. He was the Village of Uehling Utility Superintendent for several years. He played an active role in founding the Uehling Rescue Squad, he was top in his EMT class, and many people were comforted by Lee’s presence.

He is survived by his wife, Glenice; sons: Jim (Barb) Eastberg of Fremont, NE, Jeff (Deb) Wegner of Howells, NE, Rodney (Kammie) Wegner of St. Johns, FL; daughters: Beverly (Ron) Duncan of Scribner, NE, Melinda (Brent) Edwards of Kennewick, WA, Andrea (Tim) Ristau of Scribner; sister, Norma (Ralph) Black of Neligh, NE; brother, Ronnie (Cees) Eastberg of Fremont; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Upcoming Events

Memorial Visitation

Sunday

9

Jun

1:00 PM 6/9/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 6/9/2019 3:00:00 PM
Uehling Auditorium

224 3rd Street
Uehling, NE 68063

Family will be receiving friends.

Uehling Auditorium
224 3rd Street Uehling 68063 NE
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

9

Jun

3:00 PM 6/9/2019 3:00:00 PM
Uehling Auditorium

224 3rd Street
Uehling, NE 68063

Military Honors and Last Call will be held at the Uehling Cemetery.

Uehling Auditorium
224 3rd Street Uehling 68063 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Uehling Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Uehling, NE 68063

. Uehling 68063 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Uehling Rescue Squad

Uehling Park

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