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Leon J. Galinsky, Janesville, WI

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April 6, 2014

April 3, 2014

Leon J. Galinsky, age 89, of Janesville, passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Leon was born in Elyria, OH, the son of Joseph and Mary (Makara) Galinsky. Leon married Barbara Barfknecht in July of 1964. He worked for many years at General Motors, retiring in 1988. Leon grew up on the family farm in Oberlin, OH. He worked at various jobs around the country before coming to Janesville. He enjoyed gardening, working on his truck, and tinkering in his garage. He loved to go for coffee and socialize with his many buddies.

Leon is survived by his wife, Barbara; three children: Jodi of FL, Tammi of Janesville, Timothy (Ann) Galinsky of Mukwonago; three grandchildren: Alyssa, Jake, Alison; a sister, Dorothy (Darrel) Hill of Ohio; many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Edward; and a son, Jeffery.

A memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 3 until 6 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. For online registry and condolences: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

 



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