Monday, April 14, 2014

Louis A. Lakatos

Louis A. Lakatos, age 85, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Ridgewood Care Center.  Louis was born in Racine on October 24, 1928, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Nee:  Laszko) Lakatos.

During World War II he proudly served in the United States Air Force.  Louis was employed for twenty-five years with Advance Transportation.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Local 200.

Survivors include his children, Gerard (Robin) Lakatos of Racine, Michael (Karen) Lakatos of Mercer, Vincent (Tammi) Lakatos of Ashland, Dorene Grau of Racine, Catherine Lakatos of Eagle River; grandchildren, Tom and Jeanette, Casey and Brenna, Jamie, Kristie and Sidney Lakatos, Art and Ian Grau, Rachel OPahle; great-grandchildren, Mercedes, Ian Jr., Bailey, Willow, Darwin, Bennett and Roy; brother, Leslie (Lillian) Lakatos of Racine; sister, Elizabeth Carter of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Thomas and Leonard

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2201 Northwestern Ave., with Rev. Ricardo Martin officiating.  Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic Church have been suggested.

A very special thank you to the caregivers at Ridgewood Care Center and to the staff at Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.  

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