Leroyce “Lee” Israel, 81, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at his home in Ft. Dodge.
Lee was born November 2, 1931 at Ingalls, Kansas, the son of Porter and Lucille Prescott Israel. He served his country with the United States Navy. Lee was a member of the Howard Gotchall VFW Post 1714 and American Legion #502.
Lee married Evelyn Stephenson on August 13, 1955 in Raton, New Mexico. She survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Mark Israel, Lawrence, Kansas, David Israel and wife Sandy Newnan, Georgia; daughter, Tanya Eversole, Dodge City; daughter in law Londa, 3 brothers, Delbert Israel and wife Bonnie Hutchinson, Kansas, Carroll Israel and wife Lynn, Fairbanks, Alaska, Nyland Israel and wife Mary, Ft. Worth, Texas; two sisters, Lorella Kuestersteffen and husband Fred, Newton, Kansas, Donita Cook, Parsons, Kansas; 7 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Gale Israel.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 am Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Ft. Dodge Chapel, Ft. Dodge, Kansas with Vernon Bogart officiating. Inurnment to follow at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery with full military honors by Howard Gotschall VFW Post 1714 and KSARNG Funeral Honors. Friends may sign the book from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel. There will be no public viewing, cremation has taken place.
The family suggests donations to the National Parkinson’s Foundation in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801.
Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.