LeRoy R. Hauth, age 63 of Springfield died on Sunday, July 01, 2012 at his home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 from 2 to 5 p.m. with a parish prayer service a 4:30 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with burial at St. Raphael’s Catholic Cemetery in Springfield. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield.
LeRoy Rogers Hauth was born on March 4, 1949 in Sleepy Eye, the son of Alfred Fromm and Mildred (Hauth) Quiram. He was adopted and raised by August and Louise (Schultz) Hauth, his maternal grandparents. LeRoy attended school at St. John Evangelical Lutheran School in Sleepy Eye and Springfield High School. On April 7, 1972, LeRoy was united in marriage to Monica Hillesheim in Sleepy Eye. He worked for Ochs Tile and Brick and later Acme Brick for the past 43 ½ years. He was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Springfield.
He is survived by his wife, Monica of Springfield; children, Michael (Dawn) Hauth of St. Peter, Sara Hauth of Springfield, Erik (Nicole) Hauth of Zimmerman, Brian (Angela) Hauth of Shokopee, Mary (Joe) Maleska of Zimmerman, and Darcy Hauth of Springfield; grandchildren, Ryan, Ashlynn, McKenna, Gavin, and Elliott; step-grandchildren, Meagan, Kody, and Cami; half siblings, Gordon (Carolyn) Fromm of Springfield, Jesse (Helen) Fromm of Springfield, Maxwell Fromm of California, Dallas (Nancy) Fromm of Fairfax, Betty Kosel of Sanborn, Jerry Quiram of Mankato, Albert Quiram of Mt. Lake, MaryAnn Wagner of Mankato, James and Larry Witt both of Minneapolis, Renata Boggs of Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, half brother, Cedric Fromm; brother-in-law, Doug Kosel; aunts and uncles, Royal, Gordon and Marlys Hauth, Renata Middleton and Irene Fromm.