MISSOULA ~ LeRoy Vernon Wolff, 84, of Missoula passed away on Saturday, January 14th 2023 at Community Hospital, of esophageal cancer.
He was born on July 20, 1938 in Streeter, North Dakota, to Harry and Leah Wolff. As a young boy he lived on a farm in Streeter and was educated in Streeter public schools. While he was in high school, he was a part of the wrestling team. After high school he served almost four years in the United States Marine Corp. He then went on to completing his Associates Degree in Engineering in Wahpeton, North Dakota.
On June 11, 1965, he married Shirley Hanson in Jamestown. In 1966, they moved to the Tri-Cities area in which LeRoy worked for the railroad. In 1969, they moved to Missoula, Montana and LeRoy was employed by the Montana Department of Highways in which he worked as a surveyor until his retirement.
LeRoy’s main enjoyment in life was watching his four grandsons play sports. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and driving his Razr.
He is proceeded in death by his mom, Leah Wolff and his dad Harry along with many aunts and uncles.
Survivors include wife Shirley Wolff, Missoula; son Todd (Annette); two grandsons, Troy (Lefty) and Derek (Rocky), Frenchtown and a daughter, Tami (Justin); two grandsons, Riley (RR) and Quintin (Q), Canby, Oregon. Along with two brothers, Clayton of Streeter, ND and Darold of Waverly, IA and sister Dye Anne of Deltona, FL.
His funeral will be Friday, January 20, 2023 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Missoula. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps.
His sense of humor and long conversations will be missed.
Arrangements are under the care of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory in Missoula.