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Leonard Matthies

December 7, 1944 — August 2, 2017

Leonard "Len" Matthies, passed away on August 2nd, 2017 in Varna, IL of cancer; beloved husband of 46 years to Sandy Matthies; loving father of Theresa Pimental, Ann Matthies, Debbie (Ryan) Horan and Dan (Megan) Matthies; cherished grandfather of JT and Ben Pimental, Sarah, Erin, Paul, Nathan Horan and James Matthies; dear brother of Chuck (Pat) Matthies.

Len grew up and lived in Lisle, IL and retired to Lake Wildwood in Varna, IL in 2004. Len was a Vietnam Veteran. His hobbies were fishing, collecting and restoring antique cars. Len had a great love for the Glaziers Local 27 Union. He served in many volunteer union positions. He worked in roles of increasing responsibility for the Glaziers Local 27 Union from 1994 until retirement in 2004.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, August 11th, 9am to 12pm at Lenz Memorial Home, 823 5th St. Lacon. Mass and Honor Guard will follow visitation at 1pm at Immaculate Conception Church, 415 N High St. Lacon. A luncheon will be held immediately following mass at Kenyon's Place Restaurant, 1217 5th St. Lacon.

A second Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, August 14th, 3:00PM to 8:00PM with a Prayer Service at 7:00PM at Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home, 4343 Main St. Downers Grove.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at

Memorial Visitation

AUG 11. 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Mass

AUG 11. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Immaculate Conception Church
Lacon, IL

Memorial Visitation

AUG 14. 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home
4343 Main St.
Downers Grove, IL

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonard "Len" Matthies, please visit our floral store.

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