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Henry "Tom" Lenz

March 4, 1953 January 30, 2019
Henry "Tom" Lenz
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Henry “Tom” Lenz, age 65; beloved companion of Deborah Spector; loving father of Megan (Justin) Schmollinger, Daniel (Lisa Olson), Bess and Clare Lenz; cherished grandfather of Ben and Jake Schmollinger; dear brother of Catherine (Robert) Patterson, Therese (Richard) Bensinger, Lawrence and John (Joan) Lenz; fond uncle of many; dear nephew of Bishop John Gorman. Tom was a 1975 graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and received his J.D. from Loyola University College of Law in 1979. He devoted his legal career to the representation of injured longshoreman. Visitation 3 to 9 p.m. Friday at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. Oak Park. Friends will meet at Ascension Church, 801 S. East Ave., Oak Park on Saturday for Mass at 12 noon. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. On Sunday February 3, family will accept condolences at home between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. with a service at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Holy Family Villa, 12220 S. Will Cook Rd., Palos Park, IL 60464. In memory of Tom, please register as an organ donor.

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3:00 PM 2/1/2019 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/1/2019 9:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




12:00 PM 2/2/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 2/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Ascension Church

808 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304

Family and friends are asked to please meet at church.

Ascension Church
808 S. East Ave. Oak Park 60304 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

8700 South Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

8700 South Hamlin Avenue Evergreen Park 60805 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Villa

12220 S. Will Cook Rd.
Palos Park, IL 60464

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