Stuart F. Leggett

Posted January 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm


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March 24, 1925 – Dec. 28, 2012

Stuart F. Leggett, 87, of Monticello died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Jones Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.

Private services were held Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello with burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Stuart Leggett was born March 24, 1925, in Scotch Grove, Iowa the son of William and Clara (Townsend) Leggett.  He was educated at the Timber School in Scotch Grove and began farming with horses.  He continued farming the rest of his life northeast of Scotch Grove and trucked livestock, lime and rock for many years until moving to Monticello in 2003.  He married Frances Pritchard on July 19, 1944, in Anamosa Methodist Church.  Together they celebrated 68 years of marriage.  In his later years he enjoyed fishing and watching wrestling.

Stuart is survived by his wife, Frances, his three children: Douglas (Jackie) Leggett of West Branch, Dixie Weber of Monticello, and Barb (Denis) Paulson of Anamosa; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a sister, Fern Borschel in 2000, and a brother, Dwight in 1931.

Memorials may be directed to the Leggett family at Kramer Funeral Home, PO Box 791, Monticello, Iowa 52310.

Information available and condolences accepted at www.kramerfuneral.com.

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