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Marianne Leisky

June 11, 1933 — December 8, 2022

Marianne Leisky (née Knaak), 89, of Chicago's Portage Park area, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family December 8, 2022. She is remembered as being the most loving and caring person. Her kindness and generosity made her well loved throughout the neighborhood. She was a great cook and had a selfless spirit, and will be missed by all who knew her.

Marianne is survived by her loving daughters Gayle Ann (John Hartje) and Cheryl (Paul) Ciccarelli; treasured grandchildren Ronald, Jeffrey, Justin (Rachel), Michael (Kristine) and Nicholas (Allison); great-grandchildren Dina, Dylan, Abigail, Annalysse, Michael, Luke, Izabella and Nichala; cherished sister of Dorothy (Richard), and loving Aunt to many nieces. She will be missed by a host of family and friends. Marianne was preceded in death by her beloved husband Ronald J. Leisky Sr., her dear sons Ronald J. Leisky Jr. and Robert F. Leisky, and parents Frank and June Knaak. 

In the arms of Jesus I’ll sleep in peace
When the cares and trials of earth-life cease;
He will bear me upward on wings of love,
To those mansions prepared above.

A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date and time. 

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, IL

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