Wesley Loots
Wesley Loots
Wesley Delmar Loots, 84, of Spring Valley, died Monday, March 19, 2012, in Henderson, Nev.

"Wes" Loots was born April 10, 1927, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to George and Johanna (Haack) Loots. He grew up in LeRoy and later moved to Spring Valley. Wes served in the United States Army from 1946 to 1947 and was united in marriage to Verleen Kohn on March 20, 1948. She died in January of 2008. In 1958, they moved to Rochester, where he started his employment with IBM. Wes worked there until retiring in 1987.

Wes enjoyed taking day trips, "going for a spin" with Verleen until her death.

He is survived by one daughter, Sherrie (Arlin); two sons, Mark (Bev) and Greg (Annette); four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one brother.

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be left at www.hindtfuneralhomes.com