Debra Lessard, 57 |
Sept. 15, 1957 -- Dec. 11, 2014
Debra “Debbie” Lessard (nee Rochwite), 57, was carried quietly over heaven’s threshold at midnight on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. She was born on Sept. 15, 1957, to Kenneth and Bernice (nee Barenz) Rochwite.
Debbie was raised in town of Farmington and graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1975. Debbie and Steven married on April 11, 2001.
Debra was employed as a Human Resources Manager at ASI Doors and previously at Vishay (formerly Cera-Mite), and developed many deep relationships throughout that time.
She was a faithful “Mama” to her kitties (late Brutus) Dolly and Davey. Deb enjoyed her long-lasting friendships, times with Steve and family up at the trailer, the annual “sisters weekend,” and pontooning.
Debra is survived by her husband of 13 years, Steve Lessard; mother-in-law Genevieve Fleury of Nekoosa; stepmother-in-law Louise Lessard; siblings Dennis (Barbara) Rochwite of Birnamwood, Judy Clark of West Bend, Kathy (Jerry) Intihar of Richfield, Minnesota, John Rochwite of West Bend, Nancy (Mark) Wendt of West Bend, Janine Rochwite of West Bend and Laurie (Rodney) Flohr of Ladysmith; brother in-law Bruce Fleury of Nekoosa; nieces and nephews Sherri (Keith) Konzal, Tracy Rochwite, Christie (Dean) Dieringer, Reggie (Lisa) Rochwite, Tom (Renee) Clark, Angela (Ryan) Sjosten, Melanie (Jason) Lee, Matthew (Sara) Intihar, Shawn (Jules) Heyrman, Charlie Rochwite, Ken Rochwite, Ashley (Steven) Bradley, Maggie Wendt, Andrew and Cole Piche (Maggie Pagacz), Michael Piche (Jenna Laufer) and Scott Piche (Heather Booms); other great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Bernice (nee Barenz) Rochwite; stepmother Mary (nee Groteluschen) Rochwite; sister-in-law Patricia (nee Lessard) Piche and Patricia’s fiance Jeff Metz; father-in-law Maurice Lessard.
A memorial service will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095) on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will be held Sunday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.