Leonard Michael Maykowski died on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Liberty Heights Assisted Living in Colorado Springs. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He had been a resident of the area since 1970. Leonard Michael Maykowski was born on November 22, 1937 in Sharon, Pennsylvania to John and Anna (Sapala) Maykowski. He grew up in Sharon and graduated from high school there. He then attended the University of Cincinnati, and graduated in 1960 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Len married Victoria Ann Paulenich on February 10, 1962 at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Sharon. Len and Vicki moved to various places during his career. He worked in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and has been in Colorado since 1970. He worked for Cooper Bessemer, Stanley Aviation, Redfield, Ampex, and Hewlett Packard corporations. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Parish and more recently St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in Colorado Springs. He was a man of incredible generosity and faith. Mr. Maykowski was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed hiking and target shooting. He was a very active volunteer as a soccer coach, referee, and board member for several youth soccer organizations. He was also an avid patron of the arts. He is survived by his wife, Vicki; and his children, Elaine Maykowski of Colorado Springs, Tom (June) Maykowski of Anthem, Arizona, Mark (Dawn) Maykowski of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Julie Maykowski of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by his sister, Esther Vendemia of Columbia, South Carolina, and his brother, Robert (Jen) Maykowski of Kane, Pennsylvania. Len has five grandchildren; one great-grandson; and eight nieces and nephews. Rosary, 6:00PM, Friday, February 17, 2017 at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 8755 Scarborough Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00AM, Saturday, February 18, 2017, also at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church. Private inurnment is planned for Mount St. Francis Columbarium. Memorials may be made in Leonard's memory to St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church. Len will be best remembered for his love, integrity, and intellect. He was a wonderful example for his family, and will be dearly missed.
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