LeRoy Zierden, 83

obit-LeRoy-Zierden0001LeRoy M. Zierden, a resident of Cushing, died May 19, 2013.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids with the Rev. Ronald Weyrens officiating.Burial was in the parish cemetery.

LeRoy was born Feb. 18, 1930, in New Munich to Aloyious and Emma (Ertl) Zierden. He married Beulah Engle, May 12, 1953, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah of Cushing; daughters and sons, Karen (Richard) Johnson of Sauk Rapids, Patricia (Gary) Reberg of Cook, Timothy Zierden of St. Cloud and Leon (Tammy) Zierden of St. Stephen; sisters and brother, Ethel Nierhausen of St. Cloud, Mildred Wensmann of Melrose and Ervin Zierden of Albany; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Walter and Lawrence Zierden; and sister, Rita Wensmann.