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Leo A. Dombrowski

Posted By Hitzeman Funeral Home On February 23, 2015 @ 11:12 am In Obituary | 13 Comments

American FlagLeo A. Dombrowski, age 85, of La Grange. US Coast Guard Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Caroline M. Dombrowski, nee Vogt; fond father of Leo (Kimberly) Dombrowski, Mary Calzada, Peter Dombrowski, Bill Dombrowski, John Dombrowski, Carol (Mark) Allegretti and Steven Dombrowski; dear grandfather of Max Dombrowski and Dana Dombrowski; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday February 25, 2015, from 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Thursday February 26, 2015, from 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church. Mass 10 A.M. Interment St. Casimir Lithuanian Cemetery. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com


Condolences for the family of “Leo A. Dombrowski”

Condolence from Mike Hartz on February 23rd, 2015 7:09 pm

I met Leo through the BSA. We saw each other at OA and district events. We shared a love of outdoor cooking and shared ideas for meal plans. I haven’t seen him since before I retired in 2007. The world will seem a little emptier without him.

Condolence from Mary Vogt Howard on February 23rd, 2015 9:20 pm

What a great picture of our Uncle Leo! He was truly a wonderful man! Really one of a kind! We’ll all remember his marvelous stories and memories! We loved him! and will miss him dearly! Love, Mary, Christopher, Alexandra, and Juliet Howard

Condolence from Ron Starkey on February 24th, 2015 8:38 am

Leo taught me a lot during my formative years at Chicago Boiler. I still make references to these lessons in my presentations today. I send my thoughts and prayers to the Leo’s family.

Condolence from Yvonne Lee on February 24th, 2015 12:14 pm

I am very sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Chuck Rummel on February 24th, 2015 12:41 pm

I first met Leo throught the Boy Scouts and had the honor of working with him in that organization. I would also see him in his volunteer work as a docent at Brookfield Zoo. He always had a great story or interesting fact to share, and his outdoor cooking was always great. May he rest easy with the Great Master of all Scouts.

Condolence from Jamie Pavlicek on February 24th, 2015 3:20 pm

We’ve lost a gentleman, scholar and wonderful scouter. I’m sure my husband Ken was there with an eagle scout welcome and a handshake, grateful for another friendly face to share campfire stories with. We’ll miss you Leo, but so happy that you were a part of our lives.

Condolence from Steven Blough on February 24th, 2015 7:57 pm

I first me Leo when I was a Scout and he taught me a great deal about Scouting and specifically outdoor cooking. There are still things I can cook in a Dutch Oven that I cannot duplicate in the kitchen. He was a great role model in my life. I will remember him forever.

Condolence from Tricia Wahlstrom on February 25th, 2015 12:29 am

Dear Kim, Leo and family,

Please accept my deepest sympathies on your loss. I will keep your family in my prayers.

Tricia Wahlstrom

Condolence from Richard Jasinski on February 25th, 2015 1:04 am

Mr. Dombrowski was always someone I looked up to. He gave me great ideas for cooking at Camp Tomorrow when he and my dad were both Camp Masters. To Steven and the rest of the family my sincerest condolances.

Condolence from Bob Hlavacek on February 25th, 2015 9:01 am

Very sorry to hear of Leo’s passing. It’s been about 25 years since I last saw him, but always remember his presence at various Scouting and OA functions. He was always lending his time, skills, and talents to make the Scouting program fun and exciting while providing his leadership and mentorship to so many young men and helping shape the next generation of leaders. May he rest in peace with our Lord and the other great Scouters that have passed before him.

Condolence from Joan Brown on February 25th, 2015 11:35 am

My condolences for the loss of your loved one, and may you be comforted by Almighty God through his written word the Holy Bible, his letter to the human race for their benefit and instruction John 17:3, so that they may read in it and get to know him because he cares for them and want them to draw close to him he also wants us to know this: Jeremiah 29:11 Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 33:24.

Condolence from Bone-Caselton Family on March 1st, 2015 5:26 pm

Carol and Mark,

Sincere condolences for your loss – we are thinking of you and family. Take care, Mary Jo Bone-Caselton and family.

Condolence from George Bond on March 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm

Sincere condolences to Leo’s family from the Coast Guard Academy Class of 1950.

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