Leonard M. Weiss, 74, of Grayslake, Illinois passed away Friday, July 11th, 2014 at Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter in Glenview, Illinois surrounded by family. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 8th, 1939, and made his home in Grayslake for over 48 years. He was an electrical engineer and owned his own business until his retirement. Leonard had many hobbies including, building and programming computers, ham radio, and boating on Third Lake. He also enjoyed travel and spending time in Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters Julie (Jeff) Wynveen and Carolyn (Scott) Farnam; and son, Kurt (Julie Camarato) Weiss; 7 grandchildren: Jocelyn, Jacob and Jessica Wynveen, Kyle and Kate Farnam, Sophia and Ella Weiss. He was preceded in death by his parents Rose and Kurt Weiss.
Visitation will be at Strang Funeral Chapel 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake from 4 – 8pm on Tuesday, July 15th,, 2014. Funeral Mass will be offered at 10am on Wednesday, July 16th at St. Gilbert’s Church in Grayslake followed by internment at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, Illinois 60025 or www.carecenter.org
Remembering all the wonderful times spent with you and your family and Len’s wonderful contagious laughter. May our heavenly Father hold and hug you all closely at this time of sadness and bring you comfort and peace in knowing that Len is at eternal peace and rest and that he will always be as close to you as your heart .
Dear Julie, Jeff and Family,
Thinking of you and your entire family during this time of sadness. May you find comfort in knowing your dad is at peace. May you find joy in reminiscing about the happy family times you shared.
Hugs and Love,
Debbie & Patrick McCann
I think of Len daily. He taught me about many things. It is hard to get through the day without coming into contact with something that reminds me if him. Every time I turn on my computer or phone, pack for a trip, prepare for an emergency or motor around on a lake, I am reminded of some piece of useful information he provided. He is my teacher and student. He valued knowledge and information. Often he would not provide the answers, but would teach you where to look for them. He constantly tested and probed the rules looking for a flaw. If anyone could cheat death, it would be him! Most valued of all he is my friend.
So Sorry to hear, Lots of fond memory of you and your family growing up in Third Lake, God bless all of you, and may you find comfort, now that he is in gods hands,and cherish all the joy and laughter he brought to you and your family.
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