WOODSTOCK – Leonidas ""Len"" John Alteno, Chief Warrant Officer-5 U.S. Marine Corps Retired, 70, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Woodstock. |
He was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Youngstown, Ohio, to John and Helen Alteno. He was a Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam and Bosnia, retiring after 30 years of dedicated service. He later worked at General Motors for many years. He was an avid sailor and enjoyed shooting.
He is survived by his loving wife, Anna. He also is survived by his sons, John and Andrew; and his granddaughter, Isabelle.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Gust Alteno.
The visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The funeral service and military honors will follow at 5 p.m. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marine Corps Scholarship, 909 N. Washington St., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314; or JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
Published in the Northwest Herald from Apr. 16 to Apr. 18, 2013