Corn 05

LeRoy Dinger

October 4, 1933 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 86)


LeRoy “Butch” Dinger, 86, a longtime resident of Wyndmere, ND and Wahpeton, ND, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, after a short illness.  A memorial service is planned for the fall.

LeRoy was born on the family farm northwest of Wyndmere, ND, on October 4, 1933, to parents, Roy and Mabel Dinger.  He married Ellyn Bahr of Mooreton, ND on October 16, 1952, in the Antelope Methodist Church.  Together they raised their four children: Kevin, Michael, Brenda and Scott.

LeRoy was always a farmer at heart although he had several jobs off the farm, such as Mel’s Electric, Standard Oil of Mooreton, Hoganson’s Construction, and he also drove school bus for the Wyndmere Schools for several years.  After retiring from farming in 1985, he worked part-time for area farmers.

In 2002 LeRoy and Ellyn moved to Wahpeton where they resided until their deaths.

Preceding LeRoy in death was his wife, Ellyn; his parents, Roy and Mable; and sisters, Loretta Kressin, Ann (Carl) Rudolph, Lucille (Gilbert) Hansen, and Eleanor King.

He is survived by his children, Kevin (Ruth) Dinger, St. Paul Park, MN, Michael (Janet) Dinger, Wahpeton, ND, Brenda Dinger, Alexandria, MN, and Scott (Julie) Dinger, Holland, MN; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his brother, Ronald Dinger, Alexandria, MN.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of LeRoy Dinger, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of LeRoy Dinger
© 2020 Vertin-Munson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA