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December 7, 1933 – Saturday, February 13, 2016

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
4-8 P.M.

Leonard Frank Kosek, age 82, of Winsted, MN passed away on February 13, 2016 at St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted.

Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted. A visitation was held on Tuesday, Feb 16 from 4-8 PM with a rosary recited at 4:30 PM and parish prayers at 7:30 PM at The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted. Further visitation was held on Wednesday from 9-10 AM also at the funeral home. Interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Winsted.

Leonard was born on December 7, 1933 to Frank and Kathryn (Nowak) Kosek in Hale Township, McLeod County, MN. He married Liz Smykalski on October 13, 1962 at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Silver Lake, MN. Leonard worked at Advanced Machine for 25 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Kathryn, daughter, Laurie Poetz, sisters, Arlene and Delores, brothers and sisters-in-law, Melvin, Mary Jane, Raymond, Shirley, Lenny, Alfred, Delbert and infants, Leroy and Mercedes, mother-in-law and father-in-law Peter and Cecilia Smykalski.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Liz Kosek of Winsted; grandson, Dustin Diers; son-in-law Greg Poetz, brothers, Clem (Verona) Kosek, Edward Kosek and Roger Kosek all of Silver Lake; sister, Darlene (Milo) Babatz of Longville, MN and many nieces and nephews.

Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Chad and Jean Smykalski

    Aunt Liz; We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Lenny. Will miss his smiling face. May God be with you at this time. We love you very much.


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