RACINE - Fred Lequia was born in Racine in 1936, and passed away on June 29th, 2016 Mary Lequia (Matavka) was also born in Racine in 1940 and passed away on Feb 22, 2016. Fred served in the Marines during the Koran War. Upon his return, he met the love of his life, Mary Matavka. They were wed in 1956, and raised 3 children. Mary owned & operated a flower shop and Fred was a production supervisor for Young Radiator. They remained in Racine until 1978, job opportunities led the couple to Iowa and later on to California were they lived for the past 30+ years, and worked as Apartment Managers until they both retired. They are proceeded in death by their two sons, Brian and Jeff Lequia and are survived by Freds sister Beverly Scholzen, daughter Jill Stiefel , and 3 granddaughters, Nichole Lequia , Chelsea Stiefel and Shelby Stiefel. Memorial Services will be held on Thursday Oct 20, 2016, at 10:30 am at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 5600 Holy Cross Road, Racine WI.
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