Percell O. Francoeur
1925 - 2013
Percell O. Percy Francoeur, 87, of Genoa City, Wis., died Monday evening, March 18, 2013, at Geneva Lake Manor in Lake Geneva, Wis.
Percell Ovid Francoeur was born on June 11, 1925 in Beaverville, Ill., the son of the late Beaucie and Leona Regnier Francoeur. On Oct. 30, 1948, in St. Josephs Catholic Church in Richmond, Ill., he was united in marriage to Frances Rush. She preceded him in death in 1995.
Percy was a lifelong resident of Genoa City and graduated from Genoa City High School in 1945. He worked as a milk tester for the Genoa City Milk Coop Assoc. and later for Wisconsin Dairies for 40 years. He was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church in Pell Lake and St. Johns Catholic Church in Twin Lakes.
Percy was a member of the Genoa City Volunteer Fire Dept. where he served as Fire Chief. He was also a member of the Genoasnoers Snowmobile Club and was a member of the Village Board. He enjoyed snowmobiling and camping.
Percy is survived by two sons, Leonard (Jane) Francoeur of Merrill, Wis., and Kenneth (Patty) Francoeur of Harshaw, Wis.; two daughters, Kay Francoeur of Utah and Patricia Francoeur of Genoa City, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three sisters, Bernace Hardy of Winterhaven, Fla., Karen (John) Trimble of Lake Geneva, Wis., and Donna (Richard) Schultz of New Berlin, Wis.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Janine Bernhardt; one grandson, Andrew Johnson and one brother, Leonard Francoeur.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday March 23, 2013, at St. Johns Catholic Church 701 N. Lake Ave. Twin Lakes, Wis. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery in Genoa City. The Francoeur Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Haase-Lockwood & Assoc. Funeral Home 620 Legion Dr. Twin Lakes, WI. Memorial Remembrances may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
Foundation, 2025 W. Oklahoma Avenue Suite 116, Milwaukee, WI 53215. For online guestbook: haaselockwoodfhs.com
Haase-Lockwood & Assoc.
620 Legion Drive
Twin Lakes, WI