Cover photo for LeRoy Tislau's Obituary
LeRoy Tislau Profile Photo
1934 LeRoy 2018

LeRoy Tislau

May 24, 1934 — January 17, 2018

LeRoy Tislau, 83, of Sheboygan, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 with his family by his side, at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. LeRoy was born on May 24, 1934 in Highmore, SD to Ludvig and Barbara (Fischer) Tislau. He graduated from Highmore High School in Highmore, SD, and proudly served in the US Army from 1956 - 1958. On May 26, 1956 he was united in marriage to the love of his life Lorena Rutschke.
LeRoy was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Sheboygan, serving as President, and trustee of the congregation when the church was built. He was very active and a member of the Optimists, Farmers & Sportsmen Club, Town & Country Golf Club, and the Sheboygan Yacht Club. He was an architect with the Stubenrauch Associates, and he also served as secretary/treasurer for the company, retiring in 1995.
LeRoy enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the last few months with his great-grandchildren on his lap. He also enjoyed traveling, hunting on his 40 acres "Bukscent", fishing with the LimeTwist fishing team, and golfing.
LeRoy is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lorena, by his children; Patrick Tislau, Jonathan (LuAnn) Tislau, and Rhea (John) Schwantes, grandchildren; Vicki ( Matthew) Dempsey, Peter (Ashley) Schwantes, Amanda (Chris) Gebert, Tony (Erica) Tislau, Andy (Bevin) Tislau, Ashley (James) Brunmeier, and Alex (Carly) Tislau, great-grandchildren; Jayden, Faith, Crosby, Oliver, Balin, Grace, Nolan, Joy, Reagan, Elliot, and Marek, sister, Elda Olson, and brother-in-law, Wally (Fran) Rutschke, he is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Louis, Emil and Leonard, and by his in-laws, John Rutschke, and Lloyd and Clara McGregor.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 12:00 NOON at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1019 N. 7th St. Sheboygan, with Pastor Brett Matz officiating. Entombment will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the CHURCH.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, St. Mark Lutheran Church Food Pantry or to the charity of your choice in LeRoy's name.
The family wishes to offer a special thank you to Dr. Matthews office & Staff, Angels at Sharon S. Richardson Center, Dr. Wolfert, Dr. Coulis Office, Rev. Brett Matz, Jim & Cherie, and to everyone for all the phone calls, prayers, and support.

Visitation
Saturday, January 20, 2018
10:00 AM 1/20/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church

1019 N. 7th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

St. Mark Lutheran Church
1019 N. 7th St Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Service
Saturday, January 20, 2018
12:00 PM 1/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church

1019 N. 7th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

St. Mark Lutheran Church
1019 N. 7th St Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of LeRoy Tislau, please visit our flower store.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree