Schlenz Family in Kankakee IL
I am looking for information on my husband's family-who are from the Kankakee Illinois area-and many who still reside there.
I don't have many dates-but I do have names.
My husband's name is Michael Lee Schlenz, he was born in Kankakee on October 19, 1972 to Eugene Lee and Linda Perry Schlenz.They have the following children:Michelle Lynn Phillips-Atlanta, Melissa Leigh Boatwell-Widner, GA, Molly Loretta Schlenz-McRae, GA.
Eugene Schlenz's parents were Leo Schlenz and Catherine Loretta Hayes.Leo died while in his 50's-before his death (not in order) Leo and Loretta had the following children:Joan Schlenz Portrias, Jerry Schlenz, Eugene, Don Schlenz, Mary Lynn Schlenz Regas(1st marriage) Bridgewater (2nd marriage).Loretta remarried after Leo's death-her new last name was Wilde/Wild, and she out lived her second husband.She died in May of 1996.
Leo's parents were George Schlenz and Birdie Bell Becker-she was known as Grandma Becker.They had the following children:Arthur Harrison Schlenz(the last of these syblings to die), George Harold Schlenz, Leo, Walter Werett.
My husband and I (along with his parents-Eugene (Gene) and Linda Schlenz) now live in McRae, Georgia.
Michael and I(Shelly Hamilton Schlenz) have the following children:Emilee Catherine Schlenz(6 years) and Mary Elizabeth Schlenz(4 years)
If you have any info on George Schlenz or Birdie Becker or would like to elaborate on anyone listed here-please email me at email@example.com or post here!
Would love to hear from more Schlenz's!
Shelly Hamilton Schlenz