Leornard J. Truchan

  • Born: July 7, 1947
  • Died: April 15, 2018
  • Location: Mokena, Illinois

Kurtz Memorial Chapel

65 Old Frankfort Way
P.O. Box 1031
Frankfort, IL 60423

Tel. (815) 806-2225

Tribute & Message From The Family

Leonard J. Truchan
Age 70, of Mokena formerly of Chicago and Crestwood, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Loving husband of Pamela Truchan (Paukstis); beloved brother of the late John Truchan; dearest brother-in-law of Pat (Dennis) Caswick; cherished uncle of Robby, Leeann, Alisa, late John, Jason (Alison) Caswick and Jeff (Kandace) Caswick; proud great uncle of Aleksandra, Harper and Clay Caswick. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 3-9 PM. Prayer service Friday, April 20, 2018 in the funeral home chapel at 8:30AM. Interment with military honors will follow to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 Hoff Rd, Elwood, IL 60421 on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 10:00AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Illinois Veterans Home of Manteno or Kankakee Valley Hospice would be appreciated. For Info www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.


Condolence & Memory Journal

You and Uncle Len always took time out to celebrate holidays and all of our birthdays. I hope you both know how much that meant to all three of us; I hope uncle Len knew that he was loved. I am happy that Aleksandra knows who he is, but it's sad that she won't get to know him better.

I'll always remember when I was younger, I did the brakes on the blazer, pumped the brakes a few times but didn't fully load the cylinders before pulling out of the garage. The blazer bumped into your Toyota and probably messed the bumper up a little. Uncle Len didn't get get mad at me, and better yet, he didn't tell anyone (at least not that day). I'm sure the brake job that I did ended up costing uncle Len a ton of time rather than saving him any. That is how I will remember him.

I'll also miss hanging out in the garage as a family when a barbecue got rained out, chasing tennis balls that were shot out of the fence post with an m80, and having the whole family around for holidays.

Posted by Jason Caswick - IL - Family   April 18, 2018

Pam, I truely enjoyed caring for Lenny. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Melissa Lehnus - Kankakee, IL - Friend   April 18, 2018


Nothing quite compares to the Love of a spouse. Hold on to their memories and know that they are always with you. Len is just a whisper away. We were truly bless to have both of you as neighbors.

God Bless,
Dan & Mary Jo

Posted by Dan & Mary Jo Small - Mokena, IL - Neighbor   April 16, 2018