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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