Eugene L. “Les” Werhniak
Eugene L. “Les” Werhniak, age 85, of Gages Lake, passed away at home on Sun. May 5, 2013. He was born in Highland Park on April 24, 1928 to the now late Anton and Emma Werhniak. Les served his country proudly as a U.S. Marine. He was a lifelong member of the V.F.W. in Lake Villa, a retiree from Abbott Labs, and loved to ride his Harley. Les is survived by his Wife Georgie, whom he wed on April 24, 1981 in Gages Lake; his children Kris (Leon) Somers of Nekoosa, WI, Raymond (Jody) Njust of Wildwood, and Robert (Carri) Njust of Gwinn, MI; his nephew Jeff Vesecky of Montello, WI; seven grandchildren whom he loved to spend time with: Kristin, Kimberly, Katelyn, Nicole, Anthony, Karly, and Cheyanne; three great-grandchildren Kendall, Grayson, and Drew. His sister Elyse, brother-in-law Rudy Vesecky, and sister-in-law Emma Vesecky preceded him in death. Friends of the family may visit at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030 on Fri., May 10, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The funeral service will commence at 10 a.m. on Sat. May 11, 2013, also at the funeral chapel. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.