Richard "Dick" P. Lies
February 5, 1918 - August 15, 2013
Elkhorn: Richard P. Lies: 95, formerly of Foster Road Elkhorn, died Thursday August 15, 2013 at Vintage on the Ponds Delavan, WI. Dick was born February 5, 1918 in Winfield, IL the son of the late Michael F. and Barbara (Besch) Lies. He was united in marriage to Genevieve Doris Huke on January 31, 1942 in Wheaton, IL. She died on December 7, 2005. Dick was a dairy farmer in the Town of Sugar Creek for many years retiring in 1982. He was the sexton of Mt. Olivet Cemetery for several years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and a Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus, a member of Grange, a woodworking leader for 4-H, and a member of Walworth County Farm Bureau. He was Town Chairman of Sugar Creek for 4 years and organized the Memorial Day Parade at Tibbets for many years. Dick is survived by his 6 children: Carol Abramofsky of Woodridge, IL, Bonnie Lewis of Englewood, FL, Shirley (Laurence) Sanford of Elkhorn, WI, William (David Scronce) Lies of San Francisco, CA, Robert Lies of Hawaii, and Mike (Diane) Lies of Walworth, WI. 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. 1 brother James Raymond (Peg) Lies of Tennessee, 2 sisters Rosemary Paver of Wheaton, IL and Sr. Marionelle Lies OSF of Greendale, WI, and by a host of other relatives and friends. Dick was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years Genevieve, infant son, 1 grandson Devin Michael Lies, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Tuesday August 20, 2013 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 107 W. Walworth Street Elkhorn, WI with Father Oriol Regales officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery Elkhorn. Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with Rosary Service at 7:45 PM at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory 730 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.