Leonard J. Barringhaus
Leonard J. Barringhaus, age 94, a resident of Village of Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst, passed away, Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Village at Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst. He was born May 23. 1923 in Treloar, Missouri to Frank and Matilda Barringhaus. Leonard was a World War II veteran having served for the Navy. Leonard was a member of St. Gilbert Catholic Church in Grayslake, Knights of Columbus, and the Exchange Club of Grayslake. He was retired from International Harvester where he worked as a mechanical engineer. He is survived by his stepchildren, Russell (Maureen) Combs and Cathy (Lynn) O’Dell; six grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and siblings, Ruth Barringhaus, Sister Mary Francita Barringhaus, Norma Schraut, Roselyn Barringhaus, Donald (Faye) Barringhaus and Ralph (Helga) Barringhaus. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ula Combs, second wife, Lois Barringhaus, son, Robert Barringhaus, stepson, Tom (Sharon) Combs and grandson, Stephen Combs. A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:00 am until 11:00am with the funeral service commencing at 11:00am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will immediately follow at Ascension Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Ste 1700 Chicago, IL 60601. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.