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LeRoy D. Suske

October 21, 1934 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 86)

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LeRoy D. Suske, 86, passed away on July 8, 2021 with his family by his side. LeRoy was born at home in Rothschild on October 21, 1934 to the late John and Gertrude Suske.

LeRoy graduated from Wausau East High School in 1953. Upon graduation, he enrolled in the Army. Afterwards, he furthered his studies at NTC. On August 27th, 1960 LeRoy married Rita Green. They were blessed with five children. He worked as an insurance adjustor for 40 years at Arndt Adjustment Company, The Hartford and Milwaukee Insurance. He retired at the age of 62 and enjoyed his time at the cottage on Lake Muskellunge, mowing his lawn, tending to his raspberry garden, and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. LeRoy dearly loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. Family and friends will remember him for his contagious smile, goofy jokes, love for polkas and waltzes, and great advice.

Survivors include his wife, Rita; their five children: David (Shelly) Suske, Harshaw, Patti Torres, Wausau, Carrie (Jon) Handrick, Marathon, Jamie (Craig) Stuedemann, Kronenwetter, and Krissy (Glen) Duffrin, Weston; 13 grandchildren, Kyle, Kallie, Emily, Jessie, Elizabeth, Kyra, Emma, Alec, Hanna, Casey, Cullen, Cody and Abby; 3 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild due in September. He is also survived by his siblings Ron (Karen) Suske, Carol (Duane) Gruenwald, and Alice Wallace.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Margie, grandson Kyle.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, July 14 at 12:00 pm at St. Therese Parish, 113 W Kort Street, Rothschild. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am until the time of Mass at the church. Rev. Joseph Albert will officiate. Burial at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery will follow.

Memorials can be directed to the family.

“Don’t take any wooden nickels.”


July 14, 2021

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Therese Catholic Church (West Kort Street)

Mass of Christian Burial
July 14, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Therese Catholic Church (West Kort Street)

July 14, 2021

1:15 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Business Highway 51 South
Kronenwetter, WI 54455

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