John W. Leykom
Leykom John W. Leykom, age 83, of Mpls, died March 19, 2003. Raised in Hudson, WI. President, Hudson H.S. Class of 1938. Married Ann LeFeber in June 1943. As a Navy Lieutenant, commanded first squadron of LCT's to land at Utah Beach, Normandy on D-Day, 1944. Worked at Brown & Bigelow for 20 years, then became an independent publisher for The Lutheran Journal. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Ann; children, Barbara (John) Roecker, Mary (Jerry Stroebele) Leykom, Chris Leykom; 4 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson; other relatives and friends. Memorial Service 1 PM Saturday, March 22 at MN Veterans Home-Peace Chapel, 5101 Minnehaha Ave S., Mpls (612-721-0600). Cremation Society of MN Mpls 612-825-2435
Published on March 21, 2003
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