John J. Lehner, Sr., 71, of 255 Grand Court, died Wednesday, February 7, 2007, at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born March 25, 1935, in Chicago, IL, the son of Joseph and Clara Falat Lehner. John was raised by his loving grandparents on Moonshine Hill Road near Middle Inlet, WI. On April 7, 1956, he married Joyce E. Bebo at "Our Lady of Lourdes" Church in Marinette, WI. Mr. Lehner was formerly employed by Giddings & Lewis for 34 years, retiring in 1999. John enjoyed tending to his farmette in Eldorado, while also spending many hours restoring his 1929 Ford Model A. Surviving is his wife of 50 years, Joyce, three sons, John Lehner, Jr. of N. Fond du Lac, Keith (Kathy) Lehner of New Concord, OH, and Mark Lehner of Fond du Lac, two daughters, Juanita Lehner of Fond du Lac, and Mary (Gary) Boehlke of Reno, NV, 12 grandchildren, Christopher (FiancÃ©' Nicole Bartol and her daughter, Jade Hurrle) Kohnke, Daniel Konke, Jill (Caleb) Lamz, Bryan Lehner, Craig Lehner, Miranda Lehner, James Lehner, Brandon Lehner, Mark Lehner, Anthony Lehner, Stephanie Landowski, and Nikki Landowski, and one great-grandchild, Owen Lamz. He is further survived by four sisters, Gloria Ferguson and Judy Hastings of the Chicago area, Roberta McMahon of Phoenix, AZ, and Delores Montgomery of Oregon State. Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Bennett of Marinette, WI and Joan Przewrocki of Menomonee, MI, a brother-in-law, Joseph (Lynette) Brosig of Marinette, WI, many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. His parents, grandparents, mother and father-in-law, and several brothers-in-law preceded him in death.
Visitation for Mr. John J. Lehner, Sr. will be on Saturday, February 10, 2007, from 1 to 3 pm at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Liturgy of the Word for Christian Burial services will be at 3 pm at the funeral home. Deacon Larry Hughes will officiate and cremation will follow. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.ueckerwitt.com