Lee R. Ystad

April 1, 1914 - Nov. 4, 2005

Lee. R Ystad, 91, of New Berlin, died peacefully at his home Friday, Nov. 4, 2005.

Lee was post commander of the American Legion Post of New Berlin, an avid sportsman and musician, a retiree of Schlitz Brewery and a member of the New Berlin Senior Citizens.

He was the loving father of Patricia Schmidt, Leroy (Susan) and Donald (Linda) Ystad; loving grandfather of Kristin (Ed) Ksobiech and Michael (Cara) Ystad; special grandfather of Don (Connie) Schmidt and Deb (Joe) Bradley; special great-grandfather of Thomas, Nicholas and Zachary Ksobiech; and dear brother of Jeannette (Frank) Basele. He is also loved by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy; his son, Gerald; and great-grandson, Justin.

Visitation was held Monday. A second visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service today, Nov. 8, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 13200 W. Greenfield Ave., Brookfield. Burial to follow at Highland Memorial Park.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-2030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

"Gone fishing"