LeRoy A. "Joe" Loder of Oro Valley, Arizona, formerly of Minot, North Dakota, died April 21, four days after celebrating his 92nd birthday. He was born April 17, 1927 in Juanita, North Dakota to Albert and Rose (Burda) Loder. The family moved to Cooperstown, North Dakota in 1935. \n\nLeRoy entered the U. S. Army Air Corps in 1945, shortly after graduating from Cooperstown High School. He subsequently attended North Dakota State University and then University of Minnesota Law School. He practiced law in Minot for 35 years, principally with the firm now known as Pringle & Herigstad P.C. He served for a number of years in the 1950's and early 1960's as Ward County States Attorney. \n\nHe married Ann Hennes of Minot in 1957. They relocated to Oro Valley in 1988 following his retirement. He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Minot for many years where he sang regularly in the choir, and of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Tucson since 1988. He was an avid golfer well into his eighties. \n\nSurvivors include his wife Ann; sister Barbara Osborn, Fishers, Indiana; sons John (Elizabeth), Dedham, Mass., Bruce (Lizz), Fox Point, Wisconsin, and James (Jennifer) Ruckersville, Virginia, and grandchildren Thomas (Emily), College Station Texas, Stephen, Cambridge, Mass., Caitlin (Trey) Bagwell, Oxford, Miss., and William, Milwaukee. \n\nMemorial service 11 a.m., April 27 at Vistoso Funeral Home, Oro Valley. In lieu of flowers donations to Interfaith Community Services ( click here ), 2820 West Ina Road, Tucson, AZ, 85741 would be appreciated. Please join us as we celebrate a life well lived. The Loder family.