Leonard J. (Lenny) RoeselOctober 17, 1943 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 74)
Leonard J. “Lenny” Roesel, age 74, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017.
Leonard is survived by his loving children, George (Staci) Roesel and Veronica (John Smolkovich) Frederick; grandchildren, Jesse (Megan) Roesel, Edward (Kate) Roesel, Christina (Andrew) Duplessis and Emily (Jose) Maldonado, Jessoni (Kyle) Austin, Jenna (Matthew) Farcus, Stephen (Jane) Frederick, and Kaitlyn Frederick, 5 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Judy Roesel and his former wife, Ruth Poulos. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Preceded in death by his parents, George & Sophie (nee Luchik) Roesel; brother, Gerald Roesel and sister, Karen (late Ed) Levandowski;
Lenny attended St. Joseph School in Rockdale and Joliet Central High School. He was employed as a truck driver, Teamsters Local #179 for thirty-three years, retiring in 2003. He retired to Arkansas where he loved to fish and hunt.
The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Rosewood Nursing Care Center and Joliet Area Community Hospice.
A celebration of Leonard J. “Lenny” Roesel’s life will begin on Saturday, November 25, 2017 with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Joliet, IL.
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Arrangements lovingly entrusted to Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life