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Louis J. Suchy

Died: Thursday, November 08, 2012
Age: 88
Louis J. Suchy, 88, Lake Geneva, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee.

He was born Dec. 3, 1923, in Chicago, the son of Louis and Barbara Ann Noha Suchy. He married Mary A. Riha in 1946, and they had four children. He married Susan C. Leonard June 14, 1980, at Como Community Church.

Louis was a member of the Frank Kresen American Legion Post 24, Lake Geneva, and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. He was self-employed as a truck driver until he retired in 1978.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; two daughters, Katherine (Michael Henderson) Suchy, Colorado, and Sharon (Richard) Vennum, Lake Geneva; two sons, Chuck Suchy, Oregon, and Kenneth L. (Susan) Suchy, Kenosha; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lorraine Bobczyk; and a brother, William Suchy.

Services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, with Pastor Bob Kamps, of the Como Community Church, officiating. Burial at 1 p.m. at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, Union Grove. Visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. For online guest registry, go to www.steinkefuneralhomeinc.com.

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