Louis Wayne Sumpter

Nov. 21, 1938 – July 27, 2013

Louis Wayne Sumpter, 74, of Friendship, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics in Friendship. Louis was born Nov. 21, 1938, in Waukesha to Jep and Edna (Boston) Sumpter.

He married Kathleen E. Beller on Sept. 28, 1955, in Dubuque, Iowa. Louis retired in 2004 and they moved to Friendship.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jep and Edna Sumpter.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Sumpter of Friendship; daughters, Katherine Kroboth of East Troy, Jenifer (Christopher) Prophet of Friendship, Laura Sumpter of Waukesha and Brenda (Jeffery) Sheehan of Waukesha; sons, Thomas (Peggy) Sumpter of Friendship and Wayne Edward (Catherine) Sumpter of Waukesha; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Maxine LaFratta of Waukesha.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Mass of Christian burial on Friday, Aug. 2, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Friendship. The Rev. James P. McNamee will officiate. Interment will be at the St. Leo Catholic Cemetery in Friendship.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home, 608-339-3551, is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.