DEAN B LECKRONEApril 11, 1948 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 69)
Dean Bradford Leckrone, 69, of Libby died on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at his home in Libby. He was born on April 11, 1948 at Libby to Glen and Helen (Gompf) Leckrone. He attended Libby public schools and was part of the 1966 State Basketball Championship. In 1965, he was a member of the football team that won the state conference. He attended Carrol College on a scholarship and in Missoula played baseball.
Dean married Connie Roberts on October 27, 1973. He was a railroad grader with his dad Glen up the Fisher River. He worked on the Rock Dam in Wenatchee, and also on the Libby Dam Project. He worked for UPS until he retired in 2009. He was a Teamster and a member of the Operator’s Union.
Dean greatest honors were his children and grandchildren. He would often be seen walking with his grandchildren to McDonalds for ice cream or to the park. He loved spending time at the family cabin up Leckrone Creek.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Heather Leckrone.
Survivors include his wife Connie; his children Lacey (Eric) Uithof; Dustin (Crystal) Leckrone; Kim Leckrone; siblings Charlene Leckrone; Derek (Ellen) Leckrone; Daren (Stephanie) Leckrone; Camilla (Bruce) Hage; grandchildren Rylin and Jaxson Uithof, Jaydin Quinly, Tysin Leckrone, Justin and Logan Brickey, and Alisa and Lily Lockman.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the VFW. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.