Leslie “Les” Farnsworth, 84, of Elkhorn, passed away on July 24, 2022, at home.

He was born on May 10, 1938, to Merle and Julia (Haulotte) Farnsworth. Les was united in marriage to Nellie Mabrey on Nov. 25, 1967, in Harvard, Illinois. Nellie passed away on Aug. 14, 2021. He worked for many years at Stuart Tank in Elkhorn. Les proudly served in the U.S. National Guard. He was a member of the Delavan Sportsman’s Club, NRA, and the North American Hunting Club.

Les is survived by children, Jacqueline (John) Graves, of Thatcher, Arizona, Michael (Rena) Farnsworth, of Delavan, Jerry (Terri) Farnsworth, Jennie (Rich) Micklevitz, and Joanne (Ted) Sween; grandchildren, Kurtis Graves, Andrew Graves, Jaxon Graves, Jared Gregurich, and Kaila Micklevitz; and two brothers, Roger and Greg Farnsworth.

Les is preceded in death by his wife, Nellie; his parents; and two brothers, Duane and Forrest.

Visitation took place Thursday, July 28 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Avenue in Delavan. Private family burial took place at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting the family.



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