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In Loving Memory of

Leonard J. Sklare

April 5th, 2024

Obituary

Leonard J. Sklare, 85. Beloved husband for 62 years to Judy, nee Zweig; devoted father of Richard (Amy) Sklare, Ronald (Marcy) Sklare, and Allison (Jesse) Criz; proud grandfather of Samantha (Brandon), Joshua, Jared, Andie, Shelby, Brody, Jamie, Simone, and Miles; cherished brother of Lisa (the late Jerry) Klein and the late Berle, Bernice, Jack, Bob, and Frank; dear brother-in-law of Norman Zweig; will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Leonard was a treasured member of "The Little Gentlemen" - a friend group he maintained for over 50 years. He was also a proud Army veteran and spent many hours volunteering for the USO. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the USO, www.uso.org. Chapel service Monday, April 8, 10 AM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park. For information, including a link to view the service, shiva, and to leave condolences, www.shalommemorial.org, 847-255-3520.

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Monday 04/08/2024 at 10:00 AM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Interment

Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva

Twin Orchard Country Club
22353 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, Illinois 60047

Immediately following interment until 8 PM

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