Leonard Erlichman

September 8, 1922April 2, 2014

   Peoria – Leonard Erlichman, 91, of Peoria, passed away at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.    He was born Sept. 8, 1922 in Peoria to Isadore and Rose (Rosenswiege) Erlichman.  He married Armenia Teresa Genovese in Peoria on Jan. 15, 1966.  She survives.    Also surviving are 4 children, Paula Erlichman of Florida, Patsy (Gregory) Hasty of Peoria, Kathy (Allen) Hodson of California; Joel (Ellen) Erlichman of Inverness; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.    He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harry Erlichman; and sister, Martha Erlichman Sachs.    Leonard was a WWII Army Veteran serving in the 104th Timberwolf Division 104th Quartermaster Company from Nov. 28, 1942 to Nov. 14, 1945.  He received the Bronze Star medal citation for meritorious service in connection with military operations in Belgium, Holland and Germany from the 28th of Oct., 1944 to the 30th of April, 1945.   He was the co-owner of I. Erlichman Co., Inc. before retiring at the age of 81 in 2004.  He was a member of Agudas Achim Synagogue.    Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014 at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria.  Visitation will be one hour before services at the Chapel.  Burial with military honors will follow at Peoria Hebrew Cemetery.    Memorial contributions may be made to the Peoria Hebrew Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.  Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Friday, April 4, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 4, 2014

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Neal Friedman

May 27, 2014

Dear Teresa and Family, We were very saddened to hear about the loss of Leonard. He was a great friend and loving cousin to our Mother, Janette Klaiman.

May Peace be with you.


Jay Neal Friedman
Alan Friedman
Jamey Johnston(Neal's Grandson)

Alan Wohl

May 3, 2014

Sorry for your loss. Leonard will be greatly missed

May 3, 2014

Teresa and family, I am so sorry for your loss.
Leonard was a wonderful neighbor and a
kind and caring person. He will be missed.
Our deepest sympathy to you.
Vivian, Steve, Jeff and Ralph

April 9, 2014

I love you more than words can express..Rest In Peace wonderful father.

April 5, 2014

Joel, we are sorry for your loss. Jim and Jody Hiner

April 4, 2014

Joel, Michele and I were sorry to hear of the lose of your Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'd met your father once or twice years ago. I know he was a great familyman, businessman, and a shining example of the "Greatest Generation". Our condolences, The Snyders

The Murin Family

April 4, 2014

We will greatly miss your dear Leonard. Please accept our most sincere condolences.

Senna & Will Smith

April 4, 2014

Aunt Mimmie we are so sorry about Uncle Leonards passing. Know that we are there in our hearts and prayers. If it was possible Will and I would be there in person. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy.

Senna & Will

April 4, 2014

Sorry for your loss. He was a very kind hearted man and will be missed greatly. Love to Paula whom I grew up with and have many memories of grade school and high school together. Janis Fitzgerald Wilkins.

Michele Hart

April 4, 2014

So sorry for your loss..he was a wonderful man..he was very loving and caring every time that you talk to him..he will be truly and deeply missed