Le Roy A. Michalek

Michalek, Le Roy A. Born to Eternal Life on Friday, May 10, 2013, age 92 years. Beloved husband for 55 years to the late Lois (nee Zawerton). Loving father of Todd Michalek. Le Roy is further survived by other family members and friends. Funeral Services Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11:00AM at HOLY SEPULCHER CEMETERY, 3800 E. College Ave., Cudahy. Entombment and Military Honors to follow. Le Roy survived the November 14, 1942 sinking of the Destroyer Escort USS Preston (DD-379) in the "Slot" off Guadalcanal, in the Third Battle of Savo Island. He was a lifetime member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and also the Disabled American Veterans. Le Roy enjoyed yard work, gardening, socializing, dining out, Milwaukee festivals, attending art events, lectures dealing with international to local topics and spending time with his family. "Our hearts are always connected"

Funeral Home

Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Homes
3275 South Howell Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 483-2322

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 15, 2013