Keith R. Lehmann
May 2, 1950 - June 8, 2013
   
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Biography

Keith R. Lehmann, 63, passed away of complications at Meriter Hospital in Madison on Saturday, June 8, 2013. He was born May 2, 1950, in Hartford, the son of Norbert I. and Priscilla M. (nee Radloff) Lehmann of Hustisford, Wisconsin.
Keith graduated from Hustisford High School in 1968 and attended Whitewater University. He eventually settled in Madison, a city he loved dearly.

Keith worked in the shipping department in the UW system for some years and also at other companies in a variety of capacities. However, the job Keith loved the most was his volunteer work at United Way in Madison. He spent almost 15 years at the agency helping them to change people’s lives and strengthen the community.

One great pleasure in Keith’s life was a weekly family Sheepshead card game in which much laughter and camaraderie was enjoyed. Another of his pleasures was when family gatherings turned to playing other games . . . Keith’s answers for “Loaded Questions” were renowned to be the most humorous of all! Keith’s family and friends recognized him as a gentle soul, an inspiration to all on how to live a life filled with kindness.

Keith is survived by his sisters Faye (Bob) Schmidt of Milwaukee and Joyce (Tom) Bartelt of Fond du Lac, and brother Norbert A. (Jill) Lehmann of Eau Claire, his paternal uncle, Walter E. Lehmann, maternal aunts Verne (Vilas) Hundt, Phyllis (Marvin) Feller, Shirley Zasada, Veleda (Jim) Radloff, Gayle (Wayne) Stevenson, and uncle, Butch (Phyl) Radloff. Also survived by nieces/nephews, great nieces/nephews, as well as other relatives and good friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Norbert I. and Priscilla M. Lehmann and other aunts & uncles.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Bethany Lutheran Church 269 N. Lake St., Hustisford, WI 53034. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 PM, with the funeral service at 2:00 PM and interment at Hustisford Cemetery. Rev. Timothy Bauer will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Keith’s name can be made to United Way of Dane County Foundation, Inc. Mailed contributions should go to UWDC Foundation, PO Box 7548, Madison, WI 53707. Or, donate online at www.unitedwaydanecounty.org & under Foundation/Donate, specify his name.

The family wishes to thank the ICU, doctors, nurses, and staff at Meriter Hospital for the warm-hearted, compassionate care given to Keith.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.

www.berndt-ledesma.com

Visitation

Saturday June 15, 2013, 12 Noon - 2 PM at Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church
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Funeral Service

Saturday June 15, 2013, 2 PM at Bethany Ev. Lutheran Church
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