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John Leon Chambers

May 27, 1929 — October 25, 2021

John (Leon) Chambers, age 92, passed away October 25, 2021. He was born May 27, 1929 to Samuel and Nina (Dukes) Chambers in Nehawka, NE. Leon loved camping, hunting, fishing, long road trips and in later years going to the casino. John served in the US Army for just under 2 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Marilee Chambers, son John Chambers, wife Norma Chambers and sister Irene Cullen.

He leaves behind 3 children; Kathy Van Riper (Elwood), Donna Steppuhn (Dave) LeeAnne Chambers, 5 step-children - Belinda Peirce(Dave), Lisa Pickett, Kevin Pickett (Linda), Trent Pickett (Tracey), and Trevor Pickett (Kris), numerous grandkids & great-grandchildren, Brother Rudy Chambers (Phyllis) and nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM at Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home on Monday, November 22, 2021. Inurnment is in Calvary Cemetery. The family will direct memorials.

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Monday, November 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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