LeRoy Francis McCaig
LeRoy Francis McCaig, 92, of Oconomowoc, entered into eternal rest Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, surrounded by his family.
LeRoy is survived by his children, Darcey (Steven) Grenier, LeAnn (Chris) Sucher and Jeff (Jasmine) McCaig; grandchildren, Kelly (Joe) Ellifson, Steven and Brandon McCaig and Zach, Nich and Lucas Sucher; great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Brady Ellifson; dear and loving friend, Lucille Knoelke; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his first love and wife, Dorothy.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Aug. 18, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc. A private burial will be held at Wisconsin Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to AngelsGrace Hospice or St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc.
LeRoy was a World War II Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater on the aircraft carrier USS Suwannee as the catapult operator from 1942 to 1948. He was commander of the Albert H. Groska VFW Post 8320 of Brookfield from 2002-03.
He was an engineer for Rex Chainbelt for his entire career. He graduated from and taught at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. LeRoy enjoyed spending his free time building and repairing televisions, taking family vacations and fishing. He was a creative thinker and an amateur inventor. LeRoy was appreciated for his great sense of humor and he will be deeply missed and loved by all.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.