Leo Melvin Sherwood

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Birth Date: June 3, 1930
Death Date: February 12, 2017
Sex: male
Veteran Of: U.S.Army

Marriages

Donnie Sherwood

Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

Obituaries

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 3D Obituary - May 28, 2017
Leo Melvin Sherwood
June 3, 1930 - February 12, 2017
Leo passed away at the
Southern Utah Veterans Home
in Ivins, Utah on February 12,
2017.
He is survived by his
beloved wife of 59 years,
Donnie Sherwood; his
children, Todd Sherwood,
Sherrie Harpole and Robin
Sherwood who have blessed
he and Donnie with eight
grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Leo was born in Haxtun, Colorado on June 3. He served in the
U.S. Army during the Korean War (Company “K”, 23d Infantry
Regiment, 2d Division). Leo traveled widely across the United
States as a lineman and line construction contractor to help
establish the electrical power systems we now enjoy. After
retirement Leo and Donnie settled down in the beautiful
Unaweep Canyon of Western Colorado with recent years spent
wintering in Overton, Nevada. Leo enjoyed a variety of outdoor
activities along with a deep interest in learning about history.
Leo’s last few years were spent comfortably at the Southern
Utah Veterans Home in Ivins, Utah where he was well cared for.
Leo and his smile will be missed by his loving family and many
friends.
A Memorial Service for Leo will be held at the Veterans
Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, 2830 Riverside
Parkway (D Road), Grand Junction, Colorado on June 8, 2017,
at 10:00 a.m.

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