Lester V. Schara

May 21, 1933 – Aug. 2, 2013

After a courageous fight with ALS, Lester has joined his loved ones in heaven Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.

Lester served in the Navy during the Korean War.

Lester is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kay, and his eight children, Pearl, Tom, Joe, Cindy, Marty, Brenda, Paul and AmyJo.

He is further survived by his sister, Rose, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by many near and dear friends.

Lester was proceeded in death by his parents, Paul and Esther Schara, three brothers, two sisters, two sons, one daughter and a granddaughter.

Family and friends are invited to join for a celebration of life being held in Lester’s honor at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at their home, 1732 Oakdale Drive, Waukesha. Please contact the family for any further information needed.

Donations to the family would be appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.