Leonard F. Mokwa ‘Uncle Star’

July 27, 1926 - Sept. 5, 2008

Leonard F. Mokwa, "Uncle Star," of the town of Delafield, found peace Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at age 82. He was born July 27, 1926, in Milwaukee.

He was the beloved husband of 60 years to Maria Geraldine "Geri Matti" Mokwa; loving father of Todd (Diane) Mokwa and the late Darnell "Doni" (the late Larry) Roberts; dear grandfather of Donna (Andrew) Tollefsen; absolute best buddy of his grandson Joshua Mokwa; great-grandfather of Caeden Tollefsen; and dear brother of Eleanore Dargatz and Nancy Iwinski. He is also loved and survived by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Leonard was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Infantry and a retiree of Wisconsin Electric Co.

There will be a time of gathering from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

Special thanks to the medical staffs of Waukesha Memorial and Life Care hospitals.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.