Lenard “Len” LeRoy Starr, Jr., age 63, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
A celebration of life will be held at the VFW at a later date. Watch Facebook for updates.
Len was born on May 27, 1957, in Watertown, SD to Lenard & Barbara (Koch) Starr. He attended school in Watertown. On June 10, 1977, he married Marge Lauen and to this union they were blessed with two children: Ray Starr and Heather Starr. Although this union ended in divorce they remained friends.
Len was an accomplished welder and worked at Angus Palm and B&G Welding. He enjoyed the outdoors and hot tubbing but most of all he enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren: Keegan, Kacyn, and his “Angel” Kayleigh.
Len is survived by his loving children: Ray Starr and Heather Starr, both of Watertown, SD; three grandchildren, Keegan, Kacyn, and Kayleigh; four brothers, Mike (Tami) Starr, from Onalaska, WI; Bob (Sherry) Starr, from Watertown, SD; Steve (Rose) Starr from Elkton, SD; Ronald (Lynn) Starr, from Colorado; one sister, Sarah Ulschmidt, from Rapid City, SD; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lenard & Barbara Starr.
In lieu of flowers or gifts to pay for funeral or family expenses can be mailed to Heather Starr, 1231 East Kemp Avenue, Watertown, SD 57201.
Arrangements by Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel www.crawford-osthus.com
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