Rodney C. Little
June 29, 1947 — Nov. 17, 2014
Rodney (Rod) C. Little was born to this world June 29, 1947. He went home to be with the Lord on November 17, 2014, at the age of 67 surrounded by his family. Rod died of post-operative complications from pancreatic cancer surgery.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Lilian (nee Ramsay), along with three daughters, Tracy (Marvin) Oliver of Mukwonago, Dawn Jirak of Waldorf, MD, and Colleen (Sandy) Hamm of Waukesha. He was a loving grandfather to Richard Castro, Katie Little, Rachel Jirak, Daniel Oliver and Tristan Hamm. He is also survived by his older sister, Claudia Hetts, and younger brother, Terry. He will be missed by his entire family and his many friends.
Rod was born, raised and lived his entire life in Waukesha. He was a Marine Corps veteran who proudly served his country in Vietnam. He returned from that tour of duty to work 45 years at Waukesha Engine.
A memorial service with full military honors will be held on Saturday, November 22, at 1:00 PM. The memorial visitation will begin at 11:00 AM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Grace Baptist Church at 1215 Center St., Watertown, WI 53094.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the Little family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.