Leroy Fiene, age 68, of Isanti died June 8, 2010 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM Thursday, June 10th at Calvary Baptist Church in Cambridge with Rev. David Gerhardt officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, June 9th at Strike Funeral Home – ISANTI Chapel and also one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Leroy Edward Fiene was born August 29, 1941 at Columbus, Minnesota to Floyd and Lydia Fiene. He was raised at Taylors Falls and graduated from Taylors Falls High School, Class of 1959. Leroy then served in the Navy from 1960 1964. After his military service he went to meat cutting school in Toledo, Ohio. Leroy then came to Isanti and worked at Dalen’s Food Store in Isanti and has worked in retail meat since that time. On February 3, 1968 he married Faye and they made their home in Isanti. Leroy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Cambridge. His greatest joy was his family and being Grandpa to the children. He also enjoyed bowling, throwing horse shoes and fishing.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Kenneth and Myles; and by1 sister, Donna Hillstrom. Leroy is survived by his wife, Faye of Isanti; 3 children, Robert (Amy) Owen of Alread, Arkansas, Richard Fiene of Isanti and Robin Fiene of Cambridge; 12, grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Lorraine Robinson of St. Croix Falls; 1 brother, Robert (Mary) Fiene of Chisago City; and by many other relatives and friends.