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 November 18, 1942 in Youngstown, OH 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 is also survived by his sons, John and Andrew, and his granddaughter, Isabelle.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gust Alteno.
Visitation will be held from 1pm to 5pm on Saturday, April 20 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The funeral service and military honors will follow at 5pm. Burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Marine Corps Scholarship, 909 N. Washington Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 or Journey Care Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com.
For more information, please call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.