Rev. Leonard L. Root passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, August 1 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1405 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Mason City, IA.
Rev. Root served at Republic Community; Van Meter-DeSoto; St. Charles-Patterson; Waukon-French Creek; Prairie City-Pleasant Hill; Des Moines, Christ-Windsor; LeMars, First and Milford. He retired in 1992.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Welsh of Mason City, IA; his daughter, Cherry Shogren of Urbandale, IA; his son, Paul of Kirkland, WA; stepson, Steve Welsh of Manly, IA; stepdaughter, Vickie Eden of Lake Mills, IA and foster daughter, Carol Whittle.
Memorials may be given to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief).