Obituary: Lawrence William Peter “Larry” Lee
- Deceased's name: Lawrence William Peter “Larry” Lee
Lawrence William Peter “Larry” Lee, of Waukesha found peace on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 69. He was reunited with his beloved daughter Isabel who died on May 26, 1992 at the age of 18.
Larry was born in Waukesha on June 28, 1942, the son of William and Margaret (nee Breierton) Lee. Larry attended grade school at St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated from Catholic Memorial High School. While in high school he served as an altar boy at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He worked in the grocery business for 43 years along as being a manager at several different food stores throughout his life. He remembered a jar of Miracle Whip being 59 cents in 1958. On February 20, 1971 he married Roberta Llanas. On April 30, 1974 their precious daughter Isabel Margaret was born. Larry and Roberta cared for Isabel round the clock until May 26, 1992 when the Good Lord called her home. Isabel and Roberta were the love of Larry’s life. He also had a love for old cars, attending old car shows and listening to 50’s and 60’s music.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Roberta Lee of Waukesha, his brother James Lee of Kenosha, nephew Bill Lee & his wife Cyndi and, niece Mary Olenberg & her husband Jeff, and his great nephews: Nicholas, Jacob, and Nate. He is further survived by close family friends Kaylene Lee and Monica Vradenburg along with many other great nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his precious daughter Isabel Margaret Lee in 1992. He is also preceded in death by his parents William and Margaret (nee Breierton) Lee, brother William Lee, sister Margaret Rose Lee, and sister-in-law Gail Lee.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to AngelsGrace Hospice for their extremely compassionate care provided throughout Larry’s illness.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 4:00PM until the 7:30PM prayer service at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue on Saturday, June 23 at the funeral home with prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m. followed by a procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Avenue, Waukesha for the 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Father John Yockey will preside. Graveside services will immediately follow the Mass at St. Joseph Cemetery.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359 N7430 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 or to the Catholic education fund of your choice. For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 262-547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.