St. James Lutheran Church of H
Saturday, August 9th, 2008
Pawelk, Leonard G., 59, of Loretto, MN, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN on August 5th 2008.
Lenny worked at Metro Transit for 31 years. He in recent years had been a Manager at the Heywood Garage. He enjoyed fishing trips to Canada with his friends. More currently he had become a motorcycle enthusiast. He loved riding and going with friends or stopping to visit just to say hi. Many thought of him as Mr. Fix it or the guy that got things done. An extremely hard working man who still had time for family, friends and fun. Married for over 38 years. Proud father of his two sons. Lenny’s most precious gift was his 2 year old granddaughter Savannah Pawelk.
He is survived by his wife. Deborah; sons, Brandon (Kelly) and Jared; granddaughter, Savannah; mother, Adeline Pawelk; brother and sisters, Jeanette (Ray) Pavlish & Dale Pawelk, Sandy (Louie) Juncewski; mother-in-law, Monica Jacques; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law, Sharon Mallak, Terry (Millie) Jacques, Colleen (Mike) Wedge, Jackie (Phil) Sonstegard, Bradley (Lynn) Jacques, Tom (Mary) Jacques, Shaun Jacques, Brenda (Joe Koppi) Torblaa, Tammy (Elmer) Weinmann, Shannon (Brian) Johnson along with many beloved nieces and nephews. Lenny truly enjoyed his many good friends, co-workers and neighbors.
Preceded in death by his father, Glennard Pawelk; father-in-law, Leo Jacques; brothers-in-law, Robert Jacques and Patrick Jacques.
Funeral Service 11:00 A.M. Saturday, St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.
Visitation 4-8 P.M. Friday at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Prayer Service 7:00 P.M. Further visitation at the church on Saturday one hour prior to services.