Leonard J. Kucera

Leonard J. Kucera, age 80, passed away peacefully at home in Irons on February 23, 2012. He is survived by two daughters, Noreen Karen Garza and husband Simon V. Garza of Virginia Beach VA. and Michelle Marie Horst of Tulsa OK.; his brother, John Kucera of Cobden, IL.; a sister, Irene Dvorak of Downers Grove IL; and four grand children, Simon II, Kennith, Jeremiah, and Miguel; many nieces and nephews and friend and caregiver Joann Kucera.

Leonard was a Veteran of the Korean War Era. He worked many years at Hines Veterans hospital in the Chicago area. Leonard then moved to the family homestead in Irons. While living in Irons he worked at the Dublin General Store and retired after 20 plus years of service where he made many friends. Leonard was an avid outdoors person who enjoyed nature and photography.

A memorial will be held later in the year.

The family has entrusted the Oak Grove Cremation Center with arrangements.