Leonard E Storm


February 6, 1922 - September 9, 2012




Leonard Eric Storm was born February 6, 1922 in Douglas County to Gustav and Caroline (Sperlich) Storm.  He was baptized and confirmed at Saint John Lutheran Church.  He attended country grade school and Parkston High School.  He attended Grand Island Business College earning a business degree.  He spent four months at the War Department in Washington DC.  He was then drafted.  On September 17, 1944 he married Lucille Marie Jurgensen.  They farmed in Davison County and moved to Parkston in 1986.

He served as Sunday School teacher, served on the country school board, the Davison County School Board and the Ethan Elevator Board.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille,  seven children:  Richard (Bonnie) Storm, Sioux City, IA;  Carol (James) Faulstich, Highmore; Myron Storm, New Town, ND; Kevin Storm, Yankton; Monica (Todd) Fiegen, Ethan; Laurie (Robert) Young, Mitchell and Tim (Vickie) Storm, Ethan; daughter-in-law, Bev (Doug) Mueller, Mt. Vernon; 31 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; his brother, Gerhard (Lorraine) Storm, his sister, Doris Gerlach and sister-in-law, Adeline Storm.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Leon.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to

Saint John Lutheran Church.



Tuesday, September 11, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saint John Lutheran Church
Prayer Service - 7:00 PM
Dimock, South Dakota


Wednesday, September 12, 2012
10:30 AM
Saint John Lutheran Church
Dimock, South Dakota


Hillside Lutheran Cemetery
Dimock, South Dakota

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Posted by Pastor Wayne and Judy Mueller on September 12, 2012
Dear Family of Leonard, I want to express our concern and prayers for your family today. Leonard was one of my SS teachers during my high school years. He was funny, interesting, insightful and helpful in my spiritual journey. May God's peace and comfort be abundant in your lives today.
Posted by Kathy and Pastor Dave Winterfeldt on September 10, 2012
To all of Leonard's family: We were saddened to read of Leonard's death in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader this morning. We have so many fond memories of Leonard and Lucille during the past 10 years. When we moved to St. John's parsonage 10 years ago this month, Leonard and Lucille were some of the first to greet us. We were lunch guests of theirs at Perkins. They invited us to their Parkston home for a meal and drove us to the Colony for the school Christmas program, introducing us to everyone they knew there. It was great fun! Pastor Dave has many stories from his visits to Leonard (and Lucille) at Borman Manor in the later years! ! What a joy to have known such pillars of the church. We now thank God for Leonard's long life among us. May you find comfort in knowing that the promise of the Resurrection is for Leonard also. Grace and Peace, Pastor Dave and Kathy Winterfeldt, Dell Rapids/Miller, SD
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