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Leonard L. Bjornson


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Leonard Lee Bjornson

Born: October 24, 1948

Died: March 3, 2018

Leonard "Lenny" Lee Bjornson, age 69, of Waterman passed away peacefully Saturday March 3, 2018.

He was born October 24, 1948 to the late August John (AJ) & Frances (Eisenbeis) Bjornson. Lenny was a graduate of Kaneland High School. He proudly served in the US Army during Vietnam. He held many jobs over the years and was a hard worker. He was united in marriage to Rita Vincent-Begneon May 24, 1997 and they spent the next 20 years creating memories, even after he was diagnosed with Dementia in 2014. He "loved that girl."

Lenny is survived by his wife, Rita. His children, Amelia Bjornson of DeKalb, Amanda (Greg) Larsen of Caledonia, Amos (Jamie) Bjornson of Waterman, Andrew (Joann) Bjornson of Batavia , Aaron Bjornson of Ft Gordon Georgia, Lena Bjornson of Waterman; & his step daughter, Nicole Begne of Waterman. His 8 grandchildren & 4 step grandchildren. His brothers, John, Martin (Marty) (Julie), & Verne (Carolyn). His in-laws, Bill Sr & Edwina Vincent. Brother & sister in laws. As well as many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, AJ & Frances Bjornson.

The Bjornson family would like to express a great appreciation to the staff at Prairie Crossing Nursing Home in Shabbona for all their love and support over the last 2 years.

Visitation will be on Saturday March 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with services following at 12:00pm at Waterman United Methodist Church, 210 W Garfield St, Waterman, IL with Pastor Paul Hyerncherl Lee officiating.

Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Lenny's name to the American Legion, or the American .

Arrangements were completed by Jacobson Funeral Home in Shabbona.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Mar. 5, 2018
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