Roger Lehmann
11
Aug

Roger W. Lehmann (1933-2013)

Roger Wilbert Lehmann, age 80, a resident of Kenosha, was born to Eternal Life on Thursday August 8, 2013 at Kenosha Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Roger was born on July 9, 1933 in Kenosha to the late Wilbert J. and Mary Idella (Belongia) Lehmann. He attended local schools and served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956. On November 11, 1961, he married the love of his life Marilee Quilice at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.

He was employed at Ladish Tri-Clover (Alpha Laval) as a machinist for 39 years. He loved his job. He was a member of the IAM Local 34 for 50 years. Roger served as a great volunteer at Tri-Clover Credit Union, the Soup Kitchen of the Shalom Center, the INNS Program, Human Concerns Committee, and also Band Boosters. Roger loved his family with all his heart and provided a wonderful home that he took pride in. There were many camping trips and traveling with his special cousins and he was a long time Packer fan.

Roger had many health problems but he didn’t let them get him down. He was a great family man. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and he was famous for his ability to make, build or fix anything.

Roger is survived by his loving wife Marilee, children Steven M. (Mary) Lehmann of Acworth GA, Maryann (Cory) Chardukian of Racine, Mark (Lora) Lehmann and Laurie Willkomm. He is also survived by his grandchildren Kyle and Kourtney Willkomm, Nathaniel, Alexandra and Julianna Lehmann, Spencer and Olivia Lehmann and Sophia Rose Chardukian.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Wilbert and Mary Idella Lehmann, step brothers Donald and Norman Jessen and step mother Clara Jessen.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday August 12 at 11:00AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kenosha (corner of 73rd Street and 39th Avenue). Visitation with the family will be held on Monday at the church from 9:30AM until the time of Mass. Burial will take place at a later date.

5 comments

  1. Jean (Roemer) Slagoski August 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Marilee, My deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your dear husband. God bless all of you.
    Jean (Roemer) Slagoski

  2. Marilee, We are very sorry to hear of Rogers passing. God bless you and your family

    Jim and Mary Larrabee

  3. Judy Testard Bauer August 11, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    Dear Marilee and Family. My heart goes out to you all at the loss of your husband/father/grandfather. Roger was a good family man. You were blessed to have him in your lives. Bless you Marilee for carry for him all these years. you are an angel and now Roger is an angel watching over you. May you find comfort in knowing that he is out of his body that caused him so much strife. May you find peace and comfort in your good memories of your lives together. Below are words that help me. I hope they help you. Sorry we can’t be there with you but our thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time. Judy and Jerry.

    “Those who live no more still echo
    Within our thoughts and words,
    And what they did has become
    Woven into what we are.” – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/kenoshanews/guestbook.aspx?n=roger-lehmann&pid=166343011&page=2#sthash.NlH9SxAO.dpuf

  4. Judy Testard Bauer August 11, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Dear Marilee and Family. My heart goes out to you all at the loss of your husband/father/grandfather. Roger was a good family man. You were blessed to have him in your lives. Bless you Marilee for carry for him all these years. you are an angel and now Roger is an angel watching over you. May you find comfort in knowing that he is out of his body that caused him so much strife. May you find peace and comfort in your good memories of your lives together. Below are words that help me. I hope they help you. Sorry we can’t be there with you but our thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time. Judy and Jerry.

    “Those who live no more still echo
    Within our thoughts and words,
    And what they did has become
    Woven into what we are.”

  5. Wayne & Mimi Belongia August 14, 2013 at 8:18 am

    We are sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and strength.

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