Jeanne L. Protzman, 87

Mrs. Jeanne L. Protzman, of Port Washington, passed away Tuesday  
morning, Sept. 20, 2011, at Luther Manor at River Oaks in Mequon. She  
was 87 years old.

Jeanne was born March 1, 1924, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of  
Raymond and Amanda Larsen Leffingwell. On Aug. 24, 1945, she was  
united in marriage with LeRoy Protzman at First Presbyterian Church  
in Glen Falls, N.Y. He preceded her in death in 2000. The couple  
moved to Port Washington in the late 1980s, and enjoyed summering in  
Jacksonport in Door County. Jeanne was a member of the Port  
Washington Garden Club, and volunteered at the Food Pantry, Pebble  
House and Ozaukee County Humane Society. She enjoyed gardening and  
spending time with her family, kids and dogs.

Jeanne is survived by her children, Carol (Robert) Mueller of  
Whitefish Bay, Thomas Protzman of Green Bay, Jeffrey (Sherri)  
Protzman of Salt Lake City and Christopher (Debbie) Protzman of  
Maryville, Tenn. She is further survived by her daughter-in-law, Sue  
Protzman of Green Bay; grandchildren, Stacy (Rob) McNeil, Zachary  
Protzman, Nathaniel (Kari) and Alexis Mueller, and Benjamin and Corey  
Protzman; great-grandchildren, Madeline, Max and Claire McNeil; other  
relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy; and their son, Robert.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at  
Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. Pastor  
Franz Rigert will officiate. The family will receive visitors at the  
funeral home on Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Due to road construction, off of Interstate 43, exit on Highway 32/V  
(Exit 93) towards Port Washington. Follow Highway 32, which becomes  
Spring Street, to stop lights at Grand Avenue. Turn left and continue  
to the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ozaukee Humane  
Society. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington, is assisting the  
family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at