WAUKESHA

John M. Lepkowski

Oct. 22, 1950 – Sept. 8, 2011

John M. Lepkowski of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Waukesha Springs, at the age of 60 years.

He was born Oct. 22, 1950, in Milwaukee, the son of John T. and Elizabeth (Hemmick) Lepkowski. John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He married the love of his life, Robin (Wallschlaeger) on May 24, 1975. John was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha for many years. He retired after 34 years at Holsum/Ventura Foods of Waukesha.

John will be sadly missed by his wife, Robin, of 36 years; his children, Kimberly Pryor of Germantown, Jay (Valerie) Lepkowski of Wauwatosa, Colleen (Ehren) Cultice of Waukesha; and his granddaughter, Destiny. He is further survived by brothers Tom (Barb) Lepkowski of Stevens Point, Larry (Sandy) Lepkowski of South Dakota, Dan (Teresa) Lepkowski of Tomahawk, Andy (Julie) Lepkowski of South Dakota; sisters Betty Snopek of Dousman and Juanita (Terry) Mengel of Potosi; sister-in-law Kandi Snopek of Waukesha; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including his four-legged friend, Charlie.

John was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Philip Lepkowski and James "Jay" Lepkowski, sisters Ann Marie Lepkowski and Mary Lou Lepkowski and dear brother-in-law Greg Snopek.

The visitation for John will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the 6 p.m funeral service on Sunday, September 11, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. Burial at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Highland Memorial Park (14875 W. Greenfield Ave. New Berlin; please meet inside the gate). Memorials appreciated to Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern WI Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Ste. 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.