Leonard Michael "Lenny" Konieczny
July 9, 1949
September 29, 2017
Leonard “Lenny” Konieczny, 68, of the Latium Community, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Michael DeBakey Medical Center VA in Houston.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 1st from 4-6 p.m. with rosary at 6 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, October 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Latium with Msgr. Benedict Zientek as celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Lenny was born July 9, 1949 in Brenham to Antone “Tony” and Mary (Twardowski) Konieczny. He was a 1967 graduate of Brenham High School. He volunteered with the Army and served 1969-1971 during the Vietnam War and was a disabled veteran. On April 29, 1978, he married Clarice Vierus at St. John’s Catholic Church in Fayetteville. Lenny worked at the family’s Tony Food Store. Being a musician, he played guitar, drums and sang. He performed with several bands, Randy and the Serenaders, Randy and the Rockets, and others.
Lenny was a unique person, loving all with a kind heart. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, AMVETS and American Legion Buddy Wright Post No. 48.
Loving family includes: wife, Clarice Konieczny; sister, Adelene Konieczny; brother, Raymond and wife Hedwig Konieczny; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Valeria Mueller, Fred Imhoff, Loretta and Ron Haren, Ruby and Jerry Walters, Daniel and Cristina Vierus; special nephew, Daniel Konieczny and his special friend Alli Lee and her son Curt; numerous nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by: parents; brother and sister-in-law, Clem and Lillian Konieczny; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John Vierus, David Vierus, Natalie Imhoff, Leo Mueller; nephew Dennis Mueller; niece Michelle Vierus; great niece Amber Konieczny.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Konieczny, Marion Lipinski, Devin Vierus, Derek Vierus, Brian Haren, Doug Mueller, Charles Imhoff and Ben Libbon. Honorary pallbearers will be members of DAV and auxiliary and veterans’ organizations.
Memorials are requested to DAV, Brenham; Fisher House, Houston; or Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery Fund.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer, Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.