LeeRoy Schanaman, age 76, passed away on June 29, 2019.
He was born in Hardin, Montana on August 15, 1942 to Conrad and Lydia (Spady) Schanaman. LeeRoy attended school in St. Xavier and Hardin. He married Pearl Hert on April 15, 1961. They were blessed with two children, Sherry (Dwayne) West of Colstrip and Steve (Diane) Schanaman of Hardin. In 1963, LeeRoy purchased the family farm and spent his life there. LeeRoy enjoyed spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids. When he wasn’t working in the field, he enjoyed fishing and spending time with his German Shepherd, Shadow.
He was a life long member of the Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church.
LeeRoy was preceded in death by his parents Conrad and Lydia Schanaman; sisters JoAnne Kerst and Elaine Pitsch.
He is survived by his wife Pearl; daughter Sherry (Dwayne) West; son Steve (Diane) Schanaman; six grandchildren Kira (Jeremy) Johnson of Arvada, Colorado, Katy (Justin) Jutting of Sturgis, South Dakota, Katrina West of Colstrip, Montana, Travis (Gabrielle) Schanaman of San Antonio, Texas, Kelvin (Jessica) Schanaman and Steven (Ruth) Schanaman of Billings, Montana and six great grandchildren. Memorials in his memory can be made to the Christ E&R Church.
Funeral Service is Friday, July 5th at 11:00 AM at the Christ E&R Church in Hardin. Inurnment at the Fairview Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary has been entrusted with the arrangements.