Lawrence G. Zinuticz, 61

Lawrence G. Zinuticz “Larry,” age 61, passed away on April 16, 2015, and is now at rest. He was born on July 5, 1953, in Milwaukee to George and Dorothy (nee Grabowski) Zinuticz.

Larry was an avid Tony Stewart fan. He had a collection of Tony Stewart items that he was very proud of. In his free time, he enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was working in the garden, bird watching, boating, fishing or snowmobiling. Larry was passionate about his career and had an admirable work ethic. He was employed at Kapco Inc. and previously at Maysteel and Evinrude Motors. Larry also enjoyed a good steak and was known for saying, “Come have a burger and a beer with me.”

Larry is survived by his children, Lena (Stacy) and Marcus (Jori); beloved partner, Patty Fischer; grandchildren, Connor, Joey and baby Aurora; siblings, Sharon Hug, Gail (Bruce) Shine, Kim (Tillie); and special friends, Bob, Eddie and Kelly. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Larry was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive) on Sunday, April 19, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials to the American Cancer Society (P.O. Box 902 Pewaukee, WI 53072) or the Ronald McDonald House (8948 W. Watertown Plank Road Milwaukee, WI 53226) are appreciated.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at The Kathy Hospice, Dr. Mooney and his team at the Kraemer Cancer Center for all the care and compassion they provided Larry during his journey.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at