Lester L. Billodeau

Billodeau, Lester L. Found peace on Wed., Oct., 24, 2012, at the age of 89 years. Born Feb. 14, 1923 in Negaunee, Michigan, son of Joseph and Ellen (nee LaFave). Billodeau. Beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Strom) for 54 years. Loving father of Cynthia (Jesse) Sanders, Cheryl (Christopher) Demske, Lisa (Neil) Jensen. Lester (Kimberely) and the late Gordon Billodeau. Proud grandpa to 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Lester was in the Army First Armoured Division in Africa and Italy, where he received the Bronze star, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, plus other medals. He was a member of Charles E. Fiddler Memorial Post 9469 VFW and American Legion Posts. Lester worked at AquaChem and was president of Boilermakers Union. Visitation will be held on Mon., Oct. 29 from 10:00AM-11:45AM at CENTENNIAL EV., LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3558 S. 24th Street, (one block south of Morgan Ave.) Milwaukee. Funeral service at 12:00 PM. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family appreciated. The family wishes to thank Gold Living South Shore for the loving care given to Lester.

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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Oct. 26, 2012