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Leslie Margritz - December 28, 2014


Leslie G. Margritz, 95, of Kearney, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Homestead Assisted Living in Kearney.
Leslie was born Feb. 28, 1919, in Ravenna to Elmer and Mable (Butler) Margritz.
He attended grade school in Poole.
He served in the U.S. Army from April 21, 1941, until Oct. 30, 1945. He was stationed at Camp Robinson as a Tec-5. He served in Napels, Italy and also on the Swiss border as a transport medic. In 1945 he was honorably discharged at Camp Crowder, Mo.
On May 16, 1942, he married Elnora Lammers in Long Beach, Calif. After being discharged, he and his wife returned to Nebraska to farm south of Minden for two years then north of Minden until his retirement in 1982.
See the January 7 Courier for full obituary.