Obituary: Leonard John


A private family funeral service will be held at Chambers Funeral Home, Eldridge, at a later date for Leonard Wayne John, 76, of Eldridge. Inurnment will follow at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #26.

Mr. John died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at his home.

Leonard John was born Sept. 1, 1945, in Burlington, the son of Wayne and Ilene (Kirkpatrick) John.

He married Darlene Engler in Davenport in December of 1970.

Survivors include his wife; a sister, Pamela Stuart of California; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gary and Diane Wulf, Donahue, and Bill and Kim Engler, Princeton; brothers-in-law Jim Smith, Eldridge, and Darrell Engler, Long Grove;  and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department.

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