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Leonard D. “Dude” O’Leary

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Leonard D. “Dude” O’Leary, 92, Woodstock, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at The Golden Years of Walworth, Walworth, Wis.

He was born Aug. 20, 1921, in Marengo to Daniel and Mary (Kanaly) O’Leary.

On June 15, 1946, he married Charlene Krohn.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving for 37 months during World War II.  He was a partner of the O’Leary Construction Company, and was a life member of the Woodstock Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years; two sons, Timothy (Carolyn) O’Leary, Woodstock, and Michael (Debra) O’Leary, Woodstock; a daughter, Tina (Mike McEvoy) O’Leary, Crystal Lake; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, James O’Leary; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Linda O’Leary; and four brothers.

Visitation and the funeral mass were Jan. 22 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Woodstock.  Interment was private in Calvary Cemetery, Woodstock.  Military honors were presented by Woodstock VFW Post 5040.

Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 11 S. La Salle St., Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60603.

Arrangement were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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