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Leszek "Les"  Czyz

Obituary for Leszek "Les" Czyz

January 6, 1940 - July 2, 2021
Wonder Lake, Illinois | Age 81


Leszek "Les" W. Czyz, age 81, of Wonder Lake, Illinois passed away peacefully on July 2, 2021, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Poland on January 6, 1940, to Antoni and Maria Czyz. Les married his beloved wife Maria Pasznicki on August 27, 1966 at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Chicago.

Les was a man of faith who loved his family dearly and his grandchildren meant the world to him. He retired in June of 2005 after 40 years working as a machine operator. Les enjoyed traveling with Maria in his retirement and he was able to visit many states and take several cruises. In his free time, he enjoyed building creations out of wood, gardening and yard-work, taking care of birds, and being outdoors in general. He was loved by many and will be sorely missed.

Les is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Maria; his sons Edward (Jennifer) Czyz and John (Michelle) Czyz; his grandchildren Matthew, Mandy, Jacob, Olivia, and Joshua; and his brother Marian (Sophie) Czyz.

He was preceded in death by his parents Antoni and Maria Czyz, and his son Andrew Czyz.

Visitation will take place at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL on Monday, July 5, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am. The Funeral Mass will take place at St. John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg, IL on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 11:00am, followed by interment at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles, IL.

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