Lewis "Lewie" Robert Leone, age 68 of Lohrville, passed away Sunday morning, March 22, 2015 at his home. He was born on December 23, 1946 in Lohrville to Sam Sr. and Elsie (Boeck) Leone. Lewis was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark's Catholic Church, Redgranite. He attended Wautoma High School. Lewis worked at Morgan Doors in Oshkosh, Berlin Tannery in Berlin and Berlin Rendering Company, also known as Dar-Pro Solutions in Berlin before retiring after 30+ years in 2008. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and spending time with family. Lewis taught many of his nieces, nephews and friends his many driving talents. Lewis enjoyed his evening runs with his kids: Mickey, Max, Sunshine and Shadow - his loving dogs.
Lewis is survived by his significant other of 16 years: Daisey Buhrow and her sons: Stanley Waters III, Lohrville, Fred Buhrow, Lohrville; two brothers: Sam (Ruth) Leone, Berlin, Pat Leone, Lohrville; three sisters: Ida Austill, Oshkosh, Nancy (Glen) Timm, Pine River, Agnes (Stephen) Leone-Hart, Manawa; brother-in-law: Lawrence Phelps, Lohrville; sister-in-law: Kit (Jim) Graf, Big Flats; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law: Betty (Raymond) Jimenez; sister: Alice Phelps; brothers-in-law: LeRoy and Michael Phipps and sister-in-law: Rebecca Miracle.
Funeral services will be held 12PM (NOON) on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma. Officiating at the service will be Rev David Greskowiak with burial in St. Mark's Catholic Cemetery, Redgranite. The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday at Leikness Funeral Home from 10AM until the time of services at 12pm (NOON).
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MAR 25. 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Leikness Funeral Home - Wautoma
358 South Oxford Street
Wautoma, WI, US, 54982