Leo J. Chohon, 98, of Silver Creek died Tuesday, January 8, 2002 at Genoa Long Term Care. Funeral services are 10:00 am Friday January 11 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek with the Rev. Dave Korth officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday after 6:00 pm at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek with a Vigil at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue on Friday from 9 am until service time at the Church. Interment will be in St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery.
Leo James Chohon was born February 7, 1903 in Columbus to John & Mary (Jaworski) Chohon. He was raised in Platte County and later St. Bernard. He attended schools in Tarnov. On January 21, 1930 he married Mary Zegar in Krakow. He moved to Silver Creek in 1936 where he farmed. He remained on the farm until Dec. 2001. Leo played the violin, enjoyed Polish polka music, and dancing. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek, the St. Lawrence Cemetery Board, and the Holy Name Society.
He is survived by: Wife Mary Chohon of Silver Creek, NE
Son Don (Kaye) Chohon of Oneill, NE
Son Leonard (Louise) Chohon of Columbus, NE
Sister Alice Behnken of Lancaster, CA
Brother Alex Chohon of Los Angeles, CA
Brother Henry (Lucille) Chohon of Columbus, NE
He is preceded in death by:
Father John Chohon
Mother Mary Chohon
Daughter Elaine Tondu
Brother Elmer, Ed & Steve Chohon
Sister Barbara Heckman
Memorials are suggested to St. Lawrence Church