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Eleanor Jane Leonchik

August 10, 1929 - February 1, 2020

Eleanor Jane Leonchik Eleanor Jane Leonchik
    February 5, 2020 | 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday
  • Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles
  • Funeral
  • February 5, 2020 | 11:00 A.M. Wednesday
  • Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles
  • Burial Location
    Elmwood Park Cemetery, River Grove, Il.

Eleanor Jane Leonchik (Ellie, nee Rollick) was born to Peter and Sophie Rollick on August 10, 1929, in Chicago. She was sister to Marianne (Jake) Nikitow, Henry and Nick (Arte). She married Harry Leonchik on July 1, 1950, and was mother to Nancy (Frank) Priore and Ken Leonchik. She was grandmother to Maggie and Frankie Priore and aunt to many. She graduated from Niles East High School in Skokie where her family had moved when she was quite young. She went to secretarial school and was a secretary before marrying. Ellie was an accomplished pianist and seamstress and also knit beautiful clothes and blankets. She embroidered and was extremely well read, artistic, well traveled and was an amazing cook and baker. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She lived an outstanding life, was loved by many and will be missed and thought of always. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 on Wednesday, February 5, at Yurs Funeral Home at 405 E. Main Street in St. Charles.


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