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LeRoy Buckmeier

LeRoy Buckmeier, 72, of Sheyenne, ND, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Sanford Health, Bismarck, ND.

LeRoy Micheal Buckmeier was born on August 18, 1948 to Carl and Agatha (Dosch) Buckmeier in Rugby, ND.  He graduated from Maddock in 1966.  After graduating he pursued a career in construction with his brother Raymond. In spring of 1984 LeRoy moved to Washington state and worked for Montgomery Home, building high dollar homes for over twenty years.  In 2006 LeRoy moved back to North Dakota and started his own business, Buckmeier Construction.  LeRoy married Luana Howard Poulsen on August 18, 2006 at Buffalo Gap, Medora, ND.  LeRoy liked to spend his time doing black powder shoots, hunting, reading and carpentry.  He also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Luana Buckmeier; daughter LeCinda (Troy) Newman; step daughter Leah (Tanner) Nicholls; step son Mitchell (Elisha) Poulsen; brothers Jim (Dorothy) Buckmeier, Raymond (Almyra “Carty”) Buckmeier, Steven (Michelle) Buckmeier; sisters Darlene Faber, Beverly (Dave) Mattern, Carla (Pat) Meyer, Annette Johnson; grandchildren (LeCinda’s) LuCas Newman, Emma Newman and Kaylee Newman, (Mitchell’s) Stephen Merrick, Brinlee Poulsen and Ridge Poulsen, (Leah’s) Ava Hoime and Livia Nicholls and nieces and nephews.

LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents Carl & Agatha Buckmeier; brothers Eugene Buckmeier and Donald (Aldeane) Buckmeier and brother-in-law Ralph Faber.

Visitation will be Friday, March 5, 2021 from 9:00AM – 2:00PM with family present from 1:00PM – 2:00PM followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery, Sheyenne.

Posted Condolences:


  1. So sorry for your loss Lu. Prayers to all 🙏😥

  2. Our deepest sympathies to the family of LeRoy Buckmeier. LeRoy was a true friend and will be deeply missed. However we are very fortunate to see his presence everyday as we see all the carpentry work that he has done in and around our home. LeRoy was to us more than just a carpenter. LeRoy was and always will be a true friend and we always thought of him as part of our family. We just talked with LeRoy twice in the last week and both conversations we will always treasure. God bless you LeRoy and from the bottom of our hearts thanks again for all that you have done for us.

  3. So very sorry to hear this. Leroy was a friend to us, more than just a carpenter. We enjoyed visiting while he worked on our old house. He truly was a master carpenter making things fit and look good. Loved his stories he shared. We will miss him. Sincere sympathy to his family.

  4. Our sympathies to the family. Leroy was a good friend. Will be truly missed.

  5. Our deepest sympathy to your family. Leroy put our new kitchen in last year in Devils Lake. His craftsman work was amazing and he was a man of wisdom. I really enjoyed visiting with him and learned a lot just listening to him. I am very saddened to hear of his passing. Prayers to your family during this difficult time.

  6. Lu so sorry for your loss. Prayers

  7. Luana, so sorry for your loss. Hard to believe. He looks so young and vibrant in the photo. Just the way i remember him.

  8. So sorry for your family’s loss. LeeRoy will be greatly missed by many for I know he had a lot of friends. Wish he could have had some time down here in AZ but just wasn’t in the cards. So long my friend will see you down the road..👍😎

  9. Our Deepest Sympathies. We are very sorry for your loss. The Buckmeier boys were great friends to my brother and me. Leroy was special to us. He will be truly missed.

  10. We were saddened to read of LeRoy’s death. He was a close friend of my deceased brother, Norman. He was so very faithful about coming to Norman’s grave on Memorial Day. We appreciated him being there with us and it was good to have a short visit. We will gave a memorial in his name to our North Viking Church.

  11. Raymond, Luanna, and the Buckmeier Family,

    I was sad to read of LeRoy’s passing. He was a good guy who loved the outdoors and just life with his ready smile. I enjoyed knowing him and times we shared. My deepest condolences, I’ll be thinking of you all.

  12. I knew Leroy so many years ago. He lived in Brinsmade. I baby sat Lucinda. So sorry for your loss. I had a lot of respect for Leroy. I just read his obituary. May your soul rest in peace Leroy. God Bless Leroys family.
    Doris Bingham Klebe


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