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Leon S. Drzewiecki

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Leon S. Drzewiecki Obituary
Leon S. Drzewiecki

Leon S. Drzewiecki, 77 of Lafayette, passed away on February 20, 2014 at St. Elizabeth East. Leon was born on December 13, 1936 in Michigan City, IN to the late Leon Stanley and Madelon H. (Zonyk) Drzewiecki. Leon graduated from a Catholic High School in Michigan City and attended Ivy Tech for one semester. He was first married and then divorced. His second marriage was to Carolyn "Joan" Ewing on January 1, 1976, and she survives. He worked in sales for Motorola for 25 years before retiring in 1998. Leon was a member of Dayton United Methodist Church, loved old cars, stamp collecting, and vacationing.

Surviving along with his wife, are two sons, Matthew (Sherry) Drzewiecki of Wapakanata, OH, Mark Drzewiecki of Ohio, three daughters, Michelle Lathan of Kentucky, Monica Vincent-Drzewiecki of Avondale, AZ, Melanie Rowe of Brenerton, WA, two stepsons, Daniel (wife: Vicki) Shaw of Montrose, CO, Don Shaw of Lafayette, and three stepdaughters, Sherry (husband: Brian) Bradley of Lafayette, Connie Ramsey of Lafayette, and Nancy (husband: Dana) Mesaros of Brookston, IN. Also surviving are 23 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

Leon is preceded in death by one daughter, Maureen Linda Drzewiecki.

Services will be on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior at Simplicity Funeral Care with Pastor Joe Park officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to Ivy Tech. Simplicity Funeral Care entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2014
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