Leo Paul Pushala
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[May 02, 2017]
- Leo Paul Pushala, 91, of Lincoln, passed away Saturday,
April 29, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, surrounded
by his loving friends and family.
10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Leo Paul Pushala, 91, of Lincoln, passed away
Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Memorial Medical
Center, Springfield, surrounded by his loving
friends and family.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11
a.m. Wednesday also at the funeral home. Burial will
follow in St. Mary's Cemetery with full military
rites provided by the American Legion Post 263.
Leo was born December 12, 1925, in Lincoln, the son
of Stanley and Catherine Theresa (Pelc) Pushala.
He proudly served his country in the United States
Army during WW II. He was a member of Holy Family
Catholic Church. Mr. Pushala retired in 1985 from
Pittsburg Plate Glass after many years of service.
He was a gentle man who always had a smile. Leo was
a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. He will be greatly
missed by all who knew and loved him. Leo was the
last living member of his immediate family.
Survivors include loving companion and dear friend
Elaine Klockenga of Lincoln and her family: Kevin
(Millie) Klockenga, Aaron (Ashley) Klockenga, Lexee
Klockenga, and Adrienne Klockenga; local niece and
nephew Diane (Bob) Farmer and Richard Caplinger.
Also surviving are several other nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his
siblings: John Pushala, Stanley Pushala, Genevieve
Caplinger, Joseph Pushala, Catherine Gaffney, Ann
Kutahn, Margaret Hagen, and Josephine Gorence.
Memorial donations may be made to the organization
of the donor's choice and will be accepted at the
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