Leo J. Reljac, age 95, of Morton Grove, died June 11, 2019 at Sedgebrook-Radford Green, Lincolnshire, IL. He was born March 8, 1924 in Phillips, WI to Leopold and Frances Wolff Reljac. A retired carpenter, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Northern France, Ardennes and the Rhineland. He was decorated with the World Ward II Victory Medal, and a Purple Heart.
Beloved husband of the late Jean, nee Schelsky; dear father of Leo Jr. “Chip”, Pegie (Chris) Price, and Jeannie (John) Karol; loving grandfather of Mark (fiancée, Stefanie Withrow) Price, Mary, Jack and Brian Karol; fond brother of the late Anton (Frances), Philip, Joe (Lois), Frank (Lenore), Adam (Mary), and Frances; also survived by dearest sisters-in-law, Evelyn and Loretta Schelsky. Visitation, Friday, June 14, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral, Saturday, June 15, at 10:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 8100 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Interment, All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines. Funeral info: 847.673.6111.