Leo Rojek

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Leo Rojek, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Leo was a beloved husband of 62 years to Lorraine (Tuchowski).

Born Feb. 4, 1924, on Chicago’s South Side, Leo served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for 44 years in the elevator industry. They enjoyed being snowbirds of 20+ years in Gulf Shores.

He was a loving father to their six children, Kimberly Baker, Monica Strobel (John Kilbane), Melanie Widmar (Greg), Andrea Hird, Jill Rojek and Tony Rojek (Angie), and cherished grandpa to Carter, Ethan, Kelsie, Blake, Tori, Jake, Samantha, Suzanne and Biz.

Friends and family will gather in early summer for a memorial service in Crystal Falls. (

In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to your local Lions Clubs International, Wounded Warrior Project or Crystal Falls Community Library.

Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. of Foley, Ala.