Leonard "Len" M. Kamsickas
Beloved father, grandfather and brother passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022. Age 88 years. The son of the late Matthew and Nellie (Paslosta) Kamsickas, Leonard was born March 6, 1934 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War stationed in Oakland, California and Kodiak Island, Alaska. He was formerly married to Elaine (Lent) Kamsickas. Len was a manager at Borden Dairy and Purchase Sales Dairy. He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, member of Vytautas Aid Society in Grand Rapids and volunteered as a courier for 15+ years at Michigan Blood Donation Centers. Len enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and especially spending time with his great family.
Surviving to cherish his memory are four daughters and three sons, Mary (Mark) Brush, Saginaw; Terrie (Bob) Chronowski, Saginaw; Michael (Sarah Collins) Kamsickas, Trophy Club, Texas; Donald Kamsickas, Saginaw; Susan (Joseph) Aquilina, Easton, Pennsylvania; Linda (Paul) Burchell, Beaverton; James (Amy) Kamsickas, Northville; 15 grandchildren, Matthew, Megan, Brian, Lauren, Garrett, Joel, Amy Lynn, Lisa, Sarah Rose, Nicholas, Katie, Jason, Robert, Jack, and Jenna; one great-grandchild, Quincy; one brother, Raymond Francis (Eileen Moore) Kamsickas, Fort Gratiot; many nieces and nephews; his dear friend, Brenda Hendley. Leonard was preceded in death by his sister, Eugenia “Jean” Mae Harrington and one brother, Jerome “Jerry” Willard Kamsickas.
Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd., Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Peter J. Gaspeny will officiate. Honoring Mr. Kamsickas’s wishes cremation will follow. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Special Olympics Area #22 or Holy Spirit Catholic Church.