flag image
Lake Geneva Chiropractic

Obituaries

Edward W. Sklenar

Died: Friday, January 18, 2013
Age: 86
Edward W. Sklenar, 86, Lake Como, died peacefully at home Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.

He was born June 14, 1926, in Chicago, the son of Edward and Lilla Klenda Sklenar. He married Jeanette Brieschke. She preceded him in death April 30, 1992. He was employed at Drewery’s Brewery in Chicago for many years and was a U.S. Postal worker in Chicago until retirement. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Edward is survived by his son, Dennis (Denise) Sklenar, Chicago.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Frances Moskus.

Services to be held privately. Burial at St. Mary Cemetery in Chicago. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva. For online guest registry, go to www.steinkefuneralhomeinc.com.

Comments ()
spacer
Scan Studios
Site Search

Obituary Search
spacer
Young Auditorium
Regional News
LAKE GENEVA AREA REALTY
September
arrow
S M T W T F S

123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
Born September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
1939: A German U-boat sinks the British aircraft carrier Courageous, killing 500 people.Captain Johnnie Walker, R.N., and the U-boat menace.
1948: Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator's term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.
1960: Two thousand cheer Castro's arrival in New York for the United Nations session.
1964: U.S. destroyers fire on hostile targets in Vietnam.New light on Gulf of Tonkin.
1980: Cosmonaut Arnoldo Tamayo, a Cuban, becomes the first black to be sent on a mission in space.