EVANSVILLE – Leonard DeVilbiss, 41, retired Marine Corps captain, died unexpectedly Friday [January 6, 1961] at his home in Arlington, Va.
The son of Roy and Irene Simpson DeVilbiss, he was born Dec. 18, 1919, at Spirit Lake, Iowa. He was graduated from Evansville High School and was employed at the Baker Mfg. Co. before entering service. He married June Jones, Evansville, in 1944. He was a member of the Evansville Masonic Lodge.
Surviving are his wife; his mother, Fort Dodge, Ia.; three brothers and a sister, all living in Iowa.
Services will be held at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Murphy Funeral Home, 3524 Columbus Pike, Arlington. Burial will be in the Arlington National Cemetery.
Mrs. Burr Jones and Gordon Jones, mother and brother of Mrs. DeVilbiss, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Erstad, all of Evansville, will attend the funeral.