JANESVILLE – LeRoy James Udelhoven, age 78, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, in Madison.

He was born July 13, 1935 in Newton, Iowa to Willard Udelhoven and Cornelia (Dolly) Warne Udelhoven Kilcoyne. He attended Fennimore High School and received his GED while serving in Germany during the Korean War.

LeRoy was proud of his time served and devoted to his country. He actively donated to the VFW, Wounded Warriors and donated blood regularly. LeRoy had many hobbies including billiards, bowling and puppeteering. He was a graduate of Clown School and was the only registered clown in Janesville. He was a beautiful painter. When LeRoy moved to Janesville he worked for Adams Roofing until he retired.

LeRoy is survived by his brother James (Carol) Udelhoven, and two sisters,

He was proceeded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 6 pm, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at ALL FAITHS FUNERAL HOME, 1618 E. Racine St. Janesville, concluding with Military Honors. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

The family would like to Thank LeRoy’s friends and home care givers, as well as Rock Haven Nursing Home and the Veterans Hospital in Madison.