Leo Byron Ford

LEO BYRON FORD, age 91 of Modale, Iowa passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Leo was born February 26, 1920 to James and Anna (Wright) Ford. On December 21, 1940 Leo married Beulah Donnelson in Magnolia, Iowa. Together they had three sons. Beulah passed away December 9, 2005. Leo was an auctioneer and livestock dealer for many years. He owned a sale barn in Blair, Nebraska and also worked in Moorhead for many years at the auction house. He also loved playing horseshoes. Survivors include his son: Tim Ford and wife Mary of Commerce, Texas; ten grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. Leo was preceded in death by his parents, sister: Viola Donnelson; brothers: Floyd, Joe and Tom; and sons: Ronnie and Kenny. Prayer service will be held on Friday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. In Loving Memory of LEO BYRON FORD Born February 26, 1920 Modale, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 16, 2011 Missouri Valley, Iowa Services 10:00 am Saturday, March 19, 2011 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Kim Crummer Taped Music Selections “In The Garden” “The Old Rugged Cross” “Auctioneer Song” Casket Bearers Jim Ford Ken Ford Don Harvey Zane Harvey Jimmy Perkins Jay Perkins Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa

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