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David E. Lodes Ph.D.

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Lodes, David E. PhD Passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 25, 2013, at the age of 62 years. Dave is survived by Mary and their children: Matthew (Meghan) Lodes and Katie (Louie) Andrew. Beloved Papa of Keegan, Logan, Quinn and Hadley. Brother of Michael (Kathy) and Richard (Judy). Also loved and survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents George and Lucille. Dave was a graduate of New Holstein High School, received his Undergraduate and two Masters degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh and later earned a PhD from Marquette University. He began his lifelong career as an educator in the Lomira and Elmbrook School Districts as a science teacher. He dedicated 28 years as an Educator, Dean and Principal at Arrowhead Union School District. The last 14 years at Arrowhead High School, he led the Arrowhead community as the Superintendent, retiring in 2007. After a brief retirement, he spent two years as the Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Dave cherished creating environments where all children had an opportunity to learn. Upon full retirement, Dave enjoyed developing a start-up business in aquaponics with his close friends. He also enjoyed golf, travel, reading, spending time with his family and most importantly with his precious grandchildren. He was a member of St. Anthony on the Lake Parish. Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013, starting at 3:00 PM with Funeral Mass at 6:00 PM at St. Anthony's on the Lake Catholic Church, W280 N2101 Prospect Avenue, Pewaukee, WI with Fr. Paul Hartmann officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Arrowhead Scholarship Fund in Dave's name, Arrowhead High School, P.O. Box 462, Hartland, WI 53029. You Will Be Missed

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Feb. 27, 2013
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