Leonard Klesh; Real Estate Salesman

Leonard Klesh, a longtime real estate salesman and Van Nuys resident, has died in Sepulveda. He was 58.

Klesh died Sept. 4 of lung cancer, said his wife, Rosa Klesh.

Klesh was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He joined the Army in 1953. After he was discharged at the rank of sergeant in 1963, he moved to California and settled in Van Nuys.

Klesh was employed by several real estate firms in the San Fernando Valley. He also managed apartment buildings in Toluca Lake and Van Nuys. He last worked for Century 21 Pride Realty in Van Nuys until late last year when he left due to his illness.

He is survived by his wife of one year and by a brother, Norbet Klesh of Cleveland.

A date has not been set for the private burial service. San Fernando Mortuary in San Fernando is handling the arrangements.

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