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Leonard L. Van Lannen, 85, Pulaski, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Green Bay. The son of Norbert and Viola (Sigl) Van Lannen was born March 21, 1937, in Green Bay.

Leonard owned and worked alongside his Dad and their family at Van Lannen Roofing in Angelica. He was a charter member of the Pulaski Lions and was a recipient of the Melvin Jones award. In 2018 he was the Pulaski Polka Days Parade Marshal.

Leonard enjoyed deer and fox hunting and liked to watch NASCAR. He sponsored cars, including his grandson, Jacob’s, in dirt track racing. He looked forward to his meetings with his daily breakfast group where they would solve all the world’s problems.

Leonard is survived by his children: Jayne (Jim) Radtke, Karen (Gordy) Wilcox, Doug (Katy) Van Lannen, Daniel Van Lannen, and Talon Van Lannen; son-in-law, Keith (Tassie) Williquette; his grandchildren: Jacob (Jen) Wilcox, Joshua (Rachel) Wilcox, Dylan (Emma) Williquette, Allison Van Lannen, Dustin Van Lannen, and Lauren Van Lannen; three great-grandchildren: Rosaleigh, Jack, and Isla. He is further survived by his siblings: Joyce Kolodziej, Vernon (Pat) Van Lannen, Janice Robaidek, Dale Van Lannen, Jim (Barb) Van Lannen, Faye Lasecki, Diane Dombrowski, Ron Van Lannen, Gary Van Lannen; a sister-in-law, Carol Van Lannen; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lynn T. Williquette; his former wife, Florence (Stanke) Van Lannen ; siblings: Jerome (Lucille) Van Lannen, Robert (Betty) Van Lannen, and Roger Van Lannen; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Rudy Kolodziej, Ron Robaidek, Phyllis Van Lannen, Alan Lasecki, and Chuck Dombrowski.

Friends are invited to gather with the family at Assumption B.V.M. Church, 119 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, on Saturday, November 12, from 9-11 a.m. A Funeral Service will take place at 11 a.m. with Deacon Rich Matuszak officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour, especially Cory and Jenny for taking such great care of Leonard.