Florence H. Lechner,
Florence H. Lechner (nee Black), 86, of St. Germain, passed away on
Sept. 21, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.
She was born to Frank and Louisa Black on Sept. 3, 1927, in Hartford and
graduated from Hartford High School. She married Joseph J. Lechner on
Jan. 30, 1947. Florence was employed at Broan for 23 years and retired
to St. Germain in 1989. She enjoyed staying active; loved feeding the
humming birds and deer; enjoyed recording weather temperatures (she may
have missed her calling); and watching the Packers.
She is survived by her son, Terry (Patricia) Lechner of West Bend;
grandchildren, Dr. Terri (Dr. Jason Martin) Lechner of North Carolina,
Kimberly (Doug) Hoy of Baraboo, Crystal Askari of Milwaukee and Alison
Lechner of Milwaukee; great-grandchildren, Dezarae and Zachary Hoy and
Abyan Askari; brother, Clarence (Joyce) Black of Aurora, Ill.; and
sister- in-law, Rosie Lechner of Hartford. She is further survived by
numerous relatives and friends.
Florence is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Lechner;
sisters; and brothers-in-law.
Visitation will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W.
Paradise Drive, West Bend) on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, beginning at 1 p.m.
until the time of service at 3 p.m., with Mike Cox presiding.
Terry and Patricia would like to extend a special thank you to
Florence’s caregivers in ICU at Marshfield Hospital, friends and
relatives who called, visited, and provided support — especially their
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)