Rodney Lee "Rod" Lesh

Nov 23, 2018
Lesh, Rod


A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at La Porte City Funeral Home.


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Rodney Lee “Rod” Lesh, 62, of La Porte City, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center.  He was born October 4, 1956 in Waterloo the son of Ralph “Tink” and Dorothy Jean Pettengill Lesh.  

Rod was a 1975 Graduate of La Porte City High School. He married Donna Light on September 21, 1983 in Oklahoma, they were later divorced.

He worked as a Truck Driver for most of his life.  He served in the U.S. Navy.

Survived by: two daughters, Lindsey (Jestin Hoffman) of La Porte City, Kristin (Faron Good) Lesh of La Porte City; six grandchildren, Kaylee, Brenton, Aidan, Xander, Morgan and Kaiden; three sisters, Jo Lyn Boyer of Cedar Rapids, Jenine (Richard) Ratliff of Kentucky, Jeanne (Mark) Bagenstos of Evansdale; two brothers, Rockney Lesh of Waterloo, William (Beverly) Lesh of Arkansas and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: his parents.

Rod loved spending time with his family and friends.  He will be greatly missed.

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  1. MARVIN HRUBES | Nov 28, 2018
    Our thoughts and prayers to all of the family members!
  2. Tim(classmate of 1975) and Jill Marshall | Nov 27, 2018
    Rod was a great guy and wonderful classmate. He will always be remembered by the class of 1975. Sending prayers of love and kindness to everyone. Our condolences to the family.
  3. Cathy harkness | Nov 26, 2018
    thinking of you all. My grandson Nate helped Rod out alot. He will be missed. Cathy H
  4. Bob and Marie Selk | Nov 24, 2018
    Rod always carried on conversations with us, whether it be at Thriftway when he was there or if we were out walking, he would be sitting on his porch and we would chat a bit. Will miss his sweet smile. Thinking of you all and sending prayers of comfort.  

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