Christopher I. Lesar, 57
Sept. 8, 1960 ó Dec. 17, 2017
Mr. Chris Lesar, of the Town of Cedarburg, passed away unexpectedly on
Sunday evening, Dec. 17, 2017, at Aurora Medical Center Grafton. He was
57 years old.
Chris was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 8, 1960, son of Mark and Sharon
Spowart Lesar. When he was 6, the family moved to Baraboo. Chris
attended local schools, graduating from Baraboo High School Class of
1978. He went on to attend UW-Madison and earned his bachelorís degree
in operations research and management. On March 24, 1990, Christopher
was united in marriage with Vicki Wenzel at Grand Avenue United
Methodist Church in Port Washington. The couple settled in Saukville
before moving to Cedarburg in 1999.
As an experienced sales and marketing leader, Mr. Lesar was a Senior
Account Manager at TIP Technologies in Waukesha. Prior to that, he had
worked Callidus Cloud at their Milwaukee branch.
Chris was a member of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. He was an avid
sports fan and cheered on the Packers, Badgers, Brewers and Bucks when
he wasnít cheering on his boys in wrestling or his daughter at
volleyball. When he was younger, he often coached his kidsí teams,
lacrosse, baseball, volleyball and basketball teams all benefitting from
his time and dedication. He loved spending time with his grandchildren,
often being their jungle gym or climbing tree, but always being their
Chris is survived by his wife Vicki, their children Brandon (Cree) Lesar
of Oostburg, Carly Lesar of Hanford, Calif., and Dylan Lesar of Stevens
Point, grandchildren Bryson and Amelya of Oostburg and parents Mark and
Sharon Lesar of Baraboo. He is further survived by brothers Peter
(Shirley) Lesar of Mesa, Ariz., and Matthew (Karen) Lesar of Elm Grove,
brothers- and sisters-in-law Guy (Christine) Wenzel of West Bend, Mark
(Kathy) Wenzel of Port Washington, Cindy (Bill) Large of Belgium, Kari
(Glen) Beder of Newburg, Becky (Greg) Werner of West Bend, and Gale
(Joey) Sigler of Fredonia, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, other
family and many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at
St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church North, 1375 Covered Bridge Road,
Cedarburg. Father Patrick Burns will preside. The family will receive
visitors at the CHURCH on Thursday, Dec. 21. from noon until time of
services at 2 p.m. There will be a reception in the church hall
Memorials, if desired, are suggested in lieu of flowers.
The Eernisse Funeral Home in Cedarburg is assisting the family with
arrangements. Online condolences may be left at