Stephen Paul Leavitt, 65, of Random Lake was born to eternal life on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton after many years of enduring pain for his beloved wife and children..
Stephen was born to earthy life on July 14, 1950 in Milwaukee. He was the son of Ronald and Miriam Faith (Senn) Leavitt. Stephen attended Whitefish Bay High School. He married Laurie Lehman on March 24, 1984 in Kohler. Stephen was an estate planner for the Prudential Insurance Co. in Sheboygan for ten years before his retirement in 2002.
Stephen was a member of Risen Hope Community Church in Random Lake. He had a strong passion for music which he passed on to his family. Stephen enjoyed his pets, water skiing, fast cars and Cadillacs, vacations and travel, golf, reading and collecting music and coins. Most of all, though, Stephen cherished the time he could spend with his wife, children and grandson. Stephen will always be remembered for the generous and anonymous giving of his time, talents and resources to those in need.
Stephen is survived by his wife, Laurie of 31 years of Random Lake; one daughter, Megan (fiancé Evan Resch) Leavitt of Sheboygan; four sons, Adam Paul (fiancé Erin McCambridge) Leavitt of Port Washington, Luke Elisha (friend Abbey) Leavitt, Isaiah Daniel (friend Nicole) Leavitt, both of Random Lake, Micah Stephen (Kelsey) Leavitt of Milwaukee; one grandson, Ezekiel Resch; his mother, Faith Heise of Ft Myers, FL; parents-in-law, Carol (David) Weiland of Appleton; two sisters, Rebecca (Andy) Navarro and Miriam Leavitt, both of Random Lake; two sisters-in-law, Barbara (Richard) Agnes of Appleton and Patty Weiland of Colorado; five brothers-in-law, Larry Lehman McFarland, David (Barb) Lehman of Appleton, Tom (Amy) Lehman of Appleton, Peter (Marie) Lehman of Shorewood, MN, and Mike Weiland of Florida; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Stephen was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Leavitt; one sister, Deborah Leavitt; and one brother, Tom Leavitt.
A funeral to celebrate Stephen's life will be held at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg at 6 pm on Monday, December 28, 2015 with the Rev. Steven Wood officiating. Burial will take place at the Union Cemetery in Random Lake.
Family and friends will gather at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg on Monday from 4 pm until the time of the service at 6 pm.
A memorial fund is being established in Stephen's name.
For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com
Published in Sheboygan Press on Dec. 25, 2015