RICHMOND - Terry Lee LeMahieu, age 65, passed away on September 30, 2018 at his home in the Town of Richmond, after a 5-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Terry was born on November 11, 1952 in Sheboygan Falls, WI to Marvin and Lorraine (Rammer) LeMahieu, and grew up on the family farm.
He graduated from UW-River Falls with a degree in Plant Science and Horticulture.
Following college, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica assisting farmers in cacao, pepper, vanilla, and achiote production.
He worked for many years in agricultural research at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy. He also worked at Americold in Darien.
Terry is survived by two sons, Evan LeMahieu of Delavan and Austin LeMahieu and Austin’s son Avery LeMahieu of Delavan. Also surviving are four sisters, Janet Glaub, Sandra Hering, Sheila LeMahieu-Ramsey, and Marsha (Jeff) Hildebrand, and two brothers, Peter (Peggy) LeMahieu, and Patrick (Eloise Anderson) LeMahieu and many nieces and nephews.
Terry is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law Tom Hering and Wayne Glaub.
A memorial fund is being established in his memory c/o Marsha Hildebrand, 3004 Evergreen Pkwy, Sheboygan, WI 53083.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M at the funeral home. MONROE FUNERAL HOME, 604 E Walworth Ave., Delavan, WI is assisting the family. Please visit us at delavanfuneralhome.com