LeRoy M. Strandell Sr., 84, of Mendota, passed away August 6, 2018. He was born February 28, 1934, in Aurora, IL, son of Roy and Evelyn (Miller) Strandell. LeRoy proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict as a member of the Military police. He was employed as a machinist at Armour- Dial for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife; 6 daughters; 2 sons; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother; 2 sisters; and 4 fur babies. LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; and 1 son. Burial took place Friday August 10, 2018 at Riverside Cemetery in Montgomery.