Leo Koonce


Born: April 13, 1910 in Goos's Ferry, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: June 30, 1994 in Moss Bluff, Louisiana
Buried: July 2, 1994 in Ritchie Cemetery, Moss Bluff, Louisiana
Father: Albert Alfred Koonce
Mother: Katherine Barbara Goos
Wife: Eva Kelley
Children: Betty Sue Koonce
Lois Gail Koonce
Connard Leo Koonce

Lake Charles American Press, July 2, 1994, p. 2:


        MOSS BLUFF Graveside services for Leo Koonce, 84, will be at 10 a.m. today, July 2, in Ritchie Cemetery.
        The Rev. Steve Caraway will officiate. Burial is under direction of Hixson Funeral Home.
        Visitation is from 8 a.m.
        Mr. Koonce died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 1994.
        A native of Moss Bluff, he lived in Iowa most of his life. He retired from Union Pacific Petroleum in 1968 with 40 years of service. He was a member of Iowa Methodist Church.
        Survivors are one son, Connard Koonce of Keithville; one daughter, Betty Bush of Humble, Texas; one brother, Leon Koonce; one sister, Mable Lee, both of Moss Bluff; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.