Eugene E. Liedke
Eugene E. “Grandpa” Liedke, age
94, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Crossroads Care Center. He
was born on February 25, 1925, in Fond du Lac, the son of Arthur and Mary
(Detweiler) Liedke. Gene served in the United States Navy stationed in the
Pacific Theatre during World War II. He worked for twelve years at Central
Heating and then at Brenner Tank. Years ago Gene managed the Boudry Electric
softball team. He was a VFW member and a member of the Eagles.
Survivors include his children,
Sandra Olmstead, Gary (Karen Jo) Liedke, Eugene A. Liedke, Gordon Liedke, Glenn
(Marlene) Liedke, Brian (Angie) Liedke, and Wendy (Dan) Liedke; many
grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents;
his lifetime significant other, Bernice Pelot; one granddaughter, Kara Liedke;
four brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will take place on
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 4-8 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park
Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May
29, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Burial will follow the
service at Estabrooks Cemetery. Military graveside honors will take place.
Additional information and
guestbook can be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com