George Leon Elstner, Janesville (1952 - 2013)
February 12, 1952 - December 17, 2013
George Leon Elstner, age 61, died on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison. He was born on February 12, 1952 in Montreal Canada, the son of Leon and Jirina (Lachova) Elstner. George honorably served two tours of duty in the US Army from April 20, 1970 through February 20, 1973 and again from October 31, 1977 until October 30, 1980. After leaving the service, George worked as a truck driver for many years, before retiring do to his health. George was a very kind hearted person, who was willing to help anyone who needed it. He was a member of the Teamsters Union.
He is survived by his parents, Jirina and Vojtech "Bill" Chlachula of Janesville. He was predeceased by his father, Leon Elstner.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME with Fr. James Kuhn officiating. Military Rites will be provided by VFW Kienow - Hilt Post #1621.Visitation will be on Saturday morning from 10:30 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Whitcomb - Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Road, Janesville, WI (608) 752-2444