John “Jobie” Lasee, 93, Green Bay resident, died early Wednesday morning, December 18, 2019, at a local hospital following many years of cancer treatment. He was born August 7, 1926, in De Pere to the late John and Louise (Verhayen) Lasee. John graduated from East De Pere High School and continued his education at the Badger Business College in Green Bay for the next two years. He married the former Rosella De Bouche on June 16, 1951, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.
John’s entire 70 year working career was with the Bay Verte Machine Company and The Power Tool Store, where he was employed until 2018. He was a regional bowling celebrity and was enshrined in the Green Bay Bowling Hall of Fame in 1984. John was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3955 and held season tickets for the Packers for many years. He and Rose were long time members of St. Agnes Parish.
He is survived by his wife Rosella and their four daughters: Pam (Tim) Kramer, Milwaukee; Roxann (Bill) Morgan, Green Bay; Paula (Dennis) Schuelke, Ashwaubenon and Wendy (Gregg) Behrendt, Green Bay; 11 grandchildren: Jason (Amanda), Nick (Tracy), Kelly, Matthew, Mackenzie (Ben), Marissa, Margaret (Mike), Justin (Michelle), Kayla (fiancée Ben), Amber (Nick) and Breanna; 11 great grandchildren and three on the way; one brother, Fran Lasee, De Pere; sister-in-law, Eleanor Lasee, De Pere; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters: Vi (Ed) Walsh; Doris (Jack) Woulf and Joan (Andy) Reis; five brothers: Ruben (Kaye); Raphael (Faye); Urban (Joyce); Eugene (Eleanor) and Vince (Ruth) Lasee; sister-n-law Grace Lasee.
Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4:00-7:00 pm on Friday, December 27. The evening will conclude with a parish wake service at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1485 Ninth St., after 9:30 am until time of Mass. Funeral Mass 10:30 am at the church with Rev. Patrick Beno officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the Lasee family at www.prokowall.com.