Samuel Perez


Samuel R. Perez

1957 - 2014

Samuel R. Perez Sr., 57, passed away in the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center-Milwaukee, on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

He was born in Kenosha on April 24, 1957, the son of Fermin and Lydia (nee: Franco) Perez-Ortiz. Sam served his country with the U.S. Army, for over 7 years. He had been employed by the U.S. Post Office for over 23 years. Sam enjoyed riding his Harley and was commonly known as P.R. Prince. His love for his children and grandchildren was his dearest and most enjoyable hobbies. He was a compassionate and selfless man who always brought happiness to others.

Survived by his soul mate and mother of his children, Antonnette Perez; his three children, Ana (Luis) Masso-Perez, Melissa Perez-Ortiz, of Florida, and Samuel (Mary) Perez Jr., of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Christian, Samuel III, Elijah, Breanna, Maliah, Jeremiah, Jacob, and Elizabeth; mother, Lydia Perez-Ortiz; brothers, David (Kathy) Perez, of Pleasant Prairie; and Edward Perez, of Puerto Rico; sisters, Linda Johnson, of Sturtevant, and Monica (Frankie) Narvaez, of Racine. Samuel is also survived by his nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Fermin Perez-Ortiz, brother, Joseph Franco, and brother-in-law, Ronald Johnson.

His funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, June 10, at 10 a.m. with Father Michael officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Monday, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Tuesday, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.


4600 County Line Rd., Racine WI 53403


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Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory
4600 County Line Rd.
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 552-9000
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Published online at on June 7, 2014
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