Joseph Piotrowski

Sgt. 1st Class, Ret. U.S. Army  


Joseph Piotrowski, Sgt. 1st Class, Ret. U.S. Army, 58, of East Troy, found peace Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at his home after an aggressive battle with cancer. He was the son of Jerome and Maymie (nee Shawley) Piotrowski.


Joseph was a proud retiree of  the U.S. Army, to which he served for more than 21 years. He enjoyed family, fishing and hunting.


He was the beloved husband of 32 years to Donna (nee Brooks). He is also survived by his daughters, Tina (Andy) Foust of California and Sheila (Allen) Newman of East Troy; son, Matthew (U.S. Navy); his favorite buddy and granddaughter, Kassandra; grandchildren, Jonathan and Madison; brothers, James (Connie) of White Lake, Jack (Judith) of Waukesha and John (Linda) of Cataract; sisters, Jean (John) LeQuesne of Onalaska and Jane (Shawn) Baldwin of Wilton; and special friends, Theresa Newbury and Seth Horvat. He is further survived by his parents-in-law, Robert and Marion Brooks; brothers-in-law, Kevin, Robert (Faye) and Travis (Tina); sister-in-law, Valerie; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many, many friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Jerome.


Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Oct. 15, at Legacy Funeral Services, 2974 Main St., East Troy.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.


A special thank you to Dr. LaMarbre and all the special ladies at the regional cancer center in Mukwonago.


Legacy Funeral Services, 642-5057, is serving the family.


“Rest now my soldier, you fought hard and well. We all love you!”