LeRoy Leonard Ehmke, age 72, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019.
He was born March 5, 1946 in Nebraska City, Nebraska, and grew up on a farm just outside Syracuse, Nebraska. LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby (Wohlers) and Leonard Ehmke of Syracuse; his brother-in-law William Waynick, and sister-in-law Marcia (Ross) Ehmke.
LeRoy is survived by his three children: John Ehmke (Christine Catlett) of Manhattan,Kansas (and grandchildren Grace and Colton Ehmke); Gregory Ehmke of Omaha; and Susan Bowman of Omaha (and grandchildren Ethan and Jack Bowman). He is also survived by his sister Dianna Waynick of Springfield, Missouri, his brother Gary Ehmke of Syracuse, and several beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Gathering of friends and family on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 8-9:00 a.m at Bethany Funeral Home
with a memorial service to follow.
Burial at the Omaha National Cemetery with full Military Honors