Steve Lenich, age 96, of Jackson, WY, formerly of Joliet, IL passed away July 23, 2012 at St. John's Living Center, Jackson, WY.
Steve was born October 16, 1915 in Hurst, IL the son of Michael and Antonia (Ruzich) Lenich. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and graduated from Millikin University in Decatur and Bradley University in Peoria. He taught in many Illinois and Wisconsin schools, ending his career at Joliet Junior College. Using his own skills he built his own home and enjoyed traveling and gardening.
His Son, Michael S. (Mary Ann) Lenich of Jackson, WY survives him.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Michael and Antonia Lenich; his wife, Eloise Leggett; dear Granddaughter, Mary Beth Lenich; 2 Brothers, Michael (Elizabeth) Lenich and William (Marietta) Lenich; and 2 Sisters, Kate (Werner) Larson and Lora (Joe) Zelko.