Louis E. Svete, 82, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Froedtert South-St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus.
Born in Waukegan, IL, on August 4, 1935, he was the son of the late Louis and Anna (Krzic) Svete and was educated in the local schools. He served in the United States Army from 1955 until his honorable discharge in 1957.
On September 24, 1966, he married Marilyn Wade at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. Together they lived in Kenosha.
Louis was employed with Johnson Motors, Continental Airlines, and worked at FAMCO most of his career where he retired. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and was a former member of the Kenosha Moose Lodge and the Kenosha Flying Club, and he also enjoyed golfing.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Svete of Kenosha; a son, Craig Svete of Pleasant Prairie; and a sister, Elizabeth Barrett of Gurnee, IL.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 30th, at Proko Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 31st, at St. Peter Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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