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Leonard M. Butkus

August 24, 2017

The Piano Brothers

Leonard M. Butkus of West Bend, passed away on Wed. Aug. 24 at the age of 67 years. He was born on August 7, 1950 in Waukegan, IL to George and Sophie (nee Kosciuk) Butkus.  Leonard was a 1968 graduate of Waukegan Township High School and a 1973 graduate of Southern IL University with a degree in Journalism.  He worked in the journalism and advertising field in Chicago and Milwaukee areas.  Len enjoyed travel, fishing and most of all golf.  He was very happy to be a volunteer at the 2017 US Open in Erin Hills. A member of Emmanuel UCC in Dousman and Interfaith Care Givers of Wash. Co..  Len is survived by his sisters Janet Thornborough, Georgia Ford and Diane Curtis, step children and step-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, special friend Ruth Reines and a score of golfing buddies and longtime friends.  Preceded in death by his parents, brother Philip, and spouses Melanie and Marilee. 

Private Services will be held at a later date. 

Memorials are appreciated to Interfaith Caregivers of Wash. Co. (A, 2374 W Washington St, West Bend, WI 53095).


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