Jerome J. Lebica age 95 formerly of Marianna passed away on Saturday, July 29. 2017 at Brookdale Madison North assisted living facility. He was born on September 9, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Bernice Lebica. Jerome was a WWII Veteran that served his country in the United States Army Air Corps Division. He also worked for the United States Postal service where he retired as Postmaster in 1977. Jerome was the owner of the Breezy Hill Motel in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from 1963 until 1977. He, along with his father moved to Marianna in 1985. After a decline in Jerome’s health in 2012, he moved to Brookdale Madison North where he enjoyed visits from his family and a glass of brandy.
Jerome was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ray and Ted Lebica; children, Chris Lebica Knisely and Ginny Lebica. He is survived by his children Sue Lebica Lutze of Oklahoma, Tom Lebica (Elsa) of Marianna, FL, Mary Lebica Lamb (Jim) of Saratogo, California, Paul Lebica of Columbus, Ohio, Chuck Lebica (Delmi) of Culver City, California, Jay Lebica (Barbara) of Hartford, Wisconsin, Larry Lebica (Mary) of Windsor, Wisconsin, and Louis Lebica (Linda) of Henderson, Nevada.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Saint Peters Catholic Church (501 N. Sherman Avenue Madison, WI 53704). A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Calvary Cemetery (801 Indiana Ave, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965) with military honors.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may submitted online at Marianna Chapel Marianna, Fl