October 23, 2021

Raymond Patrick Lease of Barneveld

LeaseRaymondPXrecentLeaseRaymondPXyoungerOBITpx

A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, 801 Main St., Ridgeway, with Fr. Stephen Petrica officiating. Burial will be at St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church. 

Raymond Patrick Lease, age 88 of Barneveld, died Monday, March 14, 2016, in Monroe at Azura Memory Care, as a result of Alzheimer’s disease.  He was born August 16, 1927, in Blue Mounds to Edward C. and Mary M. (Keily) Lease. He was a U.S. Navy WWII veteran, serving on the U.S.S. Caldwell. Raymond married Marjorie Reuter on June 30, 1948, in Richland Center. They farmed in the Ridgeway, Dodgeville and Barneveld areas most of their married lives.

Raymond told many stories of growing up farming with horses. He enjoyed attending sporting events and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also loved the outdoors, especially deer hunting. He had great pride in his military service.

He served on the Brigham Town Board, the Farmers Home Administration county committee, and was a member of the American Legion Eveland-Trainor Post 433 in Barneveld.

Raymond was a member of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Ridgeway and active in the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Marjorie; children Raymond (Barb) of LaCrosse; Anne (Jim) Massey of Barneveld; Catherine (Greg) Parman of Hollandale; Theresa (Ken) Rue of Barneveld; Mary (Von) Hiller of Prosperity, S.C.; James of Blue Mounds; Patrick of Edgerton; Diane Rott of Mt. Horeb;  Dolores (Jeff) Beaster of McFarland; son-in-law Jerry Zander of Barneveld; 32 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; siblings Gary (Diane) of Ridgeway, Virginia Lease of Ridgeway, Betty (Tom) Sawle of Caledonia, Minn., and many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughters Jean Lease and Laura Zander;  granddaughter Jessica Lease; brothers Edward, Donald, Bernard and David Lease; sisters Lorraine Haga, Avril Harris and Dolores Brunker; and several brothers- and sisters-in-law.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at noon on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, 801 Main St., Ridgeway, with Fr. Stephen Petrica officiating. Burial will be at St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church. The ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 500 N 8th St., Mt. Horeb, is serving the family.

We would like to thank the staff at Azura Memory Care in Monroe for their years of tireless and compassionate care.

Waving-USAWEBFlag_14

www.camachofuneralhomes.com
608-437-5077

View Full Notice → Raymond Patrick Lease of Barneveld

Mittens & Max - Personalized Pet Urns-Keepsakes-Jewelry
Previous post Elizabeth “Liz” Kahl of Mt. Horeb (Services are pending.)
Next post John Milan Momchilovich