THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joseph A. Lemsky Joe
Joseph A. Lemsky of Waukesha, passed away on Friday, March 8 at the age of 55 years. He was born on Nov. 13, 1957, in Marinette, the son of Glenn and Mary Pat (Koeppler) Lemsky. He married his college sweetheart and love of his life, Patricia M. (Gassman) on June 27, 1981. A member of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, he is a 1980 graduate of Michigan Technological University and worked as a Metallurgist for over 30 years. He was an avid sports fan, especially for the Green Bay Packers. He enjoyed golfing, hunting with his sons-in-law, yard work and gardening of vegetables, because health and eating right were important to him. Working hard with his hands to fix things and helping others made him forthright and trustworthy. Most of all his family remembers him as being; kind, gentle and loving. His girls were the joy of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia of 31 years; parents, Glenn and Mary Pat; daughters, Johanne (Nick) Bennett and Rebecca (Mike) Goodpaster; and two grandchildren. He is further survived by 4 brothers, 5 sisters; dear friends, the Huck and Mayer families; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, March 13 from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. Memorial Service at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2016 Center Rd. Waukesha, WI 53189. The Rev. Gary Erickson officiated. Memorials are appreciated to the Hope Center, 502 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The burial will be private.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services served the family.