top banner

Obituary Listings

M. LeRoy Narveson

February 6, 1929 January 23, 2019
M. LeRoy Narveson
There are condolences waiting approval on M.'s Tribute wall
Obituary for M. LeRoy Narveson

Melvin LeRoy Narveson, age 89 of rural Argyle, WI passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from injuries sustained in a house fire. He was born February 6, 1929 in Dodgeville, WI the son of Melvin and Gladys (Christopher) Narveson, the oldest of four children. LeRoy was raised on a farm near Highland, WI that is now Blackhawk Lake. In 1951, he enlisted in the United States Army and served in an artillery unit during the Korean War. In 1952, LeRoy married Moya Marshall and together they raised five children on a farm near Hollandale, WI. He and Moya later divorced. In 1976, LeRoy married Sandra K. Riege and moved to Argyle where together they had 2 children. He was a common sight on the roads in Southwest Wisconsin as he traveled for about the next 30 years breeding cattle.

LeRoy is survived by his wife Sandy at home; his children: Steven Narveson of Plymouth, WI, Marshall (Janice Jewell) Narveson of San Diego, CA, Miles Narveson of Dodgeville, WI, Chris (Tammy Watrud) Narveson of New Glarus, WI, Sarah (Francisco) Ortega of Fayetteville, GA, Tamara (Doug) Gierhart of Argyle, and Keven (Elizabeth Ladwig) Narveson of Oregon, WI; his step-children: Mark (Ruby Riley) Butson of Argyle and Mike (Gina Meritt) Butson both of Argyle, and Kim Oxenreider of Monroe, WI; 22 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; his brother: Gerald (Lois Owens) Narveson of Dodgeville; and his sister: Marion Engelsgjerd of Lincoln, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother: Kenneth Narveson; a granddaughter: Paige Narveson; and a great-grandson: Aiden Riley.

LeRoy was a proud longtime member of Cornerstone Lutheran Church in Argyle. He was also a proud Veteran who served in the Korean War. LeRoy loved working with animals, working in his garden, taking care of his business, and looking after and protecting his family. The memories they created together as a family will be cherished by all of them. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at Cornerstone Lutheran Church (1540 Old Highway 81, Argyle) with Rev. Ron Brubakken officiating. Military Rites will be accorded by Argyle American Legion Post #251 following the service. A visitation will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services at the church. The Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in LeRoy’s name.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of M. LeRoy Narveson, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

9

Feb

10:30 AM 2/9/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 2/9/2019 11:30:00 AM
Cornerstone Lutheran Church

1540 Old Highway 81
Argyle, WI 53504

Cornerstone Lutheran Church
1540 Old Highway 81 Argyle 53504 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:30 AM 2/9/2019 11:30:00 AM
Cornerstone Lutheran Church

1540 Old Highway 81
Argyle, WI 53504

Cornerstone Lutheran Church
1540 Old Highway 81 Argyle 53504 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

To the Family Of

Memorials may be written out to "the family of M. LeRoy Narveson"
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
M. LeRoy Narveson

Thank you for sharing your
memory of M.

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...