Jon Allen LaBorde

Jon Allen LaBorde of New Berlin, formerly of Waukesha, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, Saturday, December 2, 2017, at age 78.

On May 19, 1962, Jon married Karen (nee Anderson) and was happily married for 55 years.

He was the loving father of Tammy LaBorde, Tracy Lechman, Todd (Wendy) LaBorde and Tiffany LaBorde; proud grandpa of Ashley, Austin and Alex Lechman; and beloved GG Papa of Addison.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and John LaBorde, and his great-grandson, Easton.

Jon loved to golf, watch sports on TV, play cards and spend time with his family. He was a die-hard Cubs fan who finally got to see them win the 2016 World Series!

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 16, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. A memorial service will be celebrated at 3 p.m.

Jon was an offset printing operator for over 40 years with the Mueller Colorplate and Mandel Company. He was also an instructor at the Milwaukee Graphic Arts Institute for over 25 years.

He was a member of the Army Reserve 84th Division for six years.

Thank you to Rainbow Hospice, the staff at Alden Estates in Jefferson and the staff at Three Pillars in Dousman for taking such good care of him.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the LaBorde family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary or leave condolences. To receive this obit/directions, text 1767500 to 414-301-6422.