Leonard (1931 - 2004)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Opachan, Popp, Manuel, Salah, O’Brien
----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, WI.) July 7, 2004
Opachan, Leonard (*13 June 1931 - 25 June 2004) *Birth date came from SSDI.
Leonard Opachan, age 73, son of Nellie Opachan, Lublin, died on June 25, 2004 in Naperville, IL. A memorial service was held on June 30, 2004 at Holy Spirit Catholic Community Church, Naperville.
Leonard was a submariner in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War. While stationed in Hawaii, he was a pitcher for the U. S. Navy Sub Pac baseball team where he once pitched against Ted Williams.
In addition to his mother, survivors include one brother, John; two sisters: Joan Popp and Geraldine Manuel; two step-daughters: Lynn Salah and Tamara O’Brien; one grandson Korey O’Brien; seven nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
His father John Opachan, life long companion Patricia Salah and two brother-in-laws: Bill Popp and Bill Manuel preceded him in death.
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