Leonard Jerome Bart, age 86, of Elgin, Illinois passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 11, 1928 to the loving parents of Anton and Anna Bart.

Leonard was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was known for his honest, caring heart and hard-working personality. He retired from Dean Foods after 44 years of service in 1991. He enjoyed walking, golf and all genres of music from the last 60 years, ranging from Jazz to Opera to the latest top 40’s.

He is survived by his wife, Betty, daughters Christine Iversen and Catherine Persico, son Thomas (Paula) Bart, grandchildren Robert and Erik Iversen, Dan and Thomas Bart, Wayne Persico, and great-grandchildren Sophia and Lilly Iversen, Grayson Persico.

He was preceded in death by his brothers John, Jim and Don Bart.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, Illinois 60120  for more information call 847-741-1128 or visit www.madisonfuneralhomeelgin.com

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