Lawrence Walter Godlewski, Sr; 65, of Menominee, Mich. passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in De Pere, Wis. Larry was born in Menominee on March 12, 1954 to the late Walter and Mary Ann (Lewandowski) Godlewski. He graduated from Menominee High School class of 1972.
Larry was a member of Resurrection Parish in Menominee. He worked for the City of Menominee, starting in the street department and later was an assistant engineer. Larry left the city and was the owner/operator of P&L Trucking and Wild Rice Transportation. He later worked part time driving the Senior Citizen bus at the Menominee Senior Center and was a clerk at Krist Oil.
Larry enjoyed hunting and woodworking. He liked to tinker with different things but mostly with his vast collection of cars.
Larry is survived by his daughter, Caitlin (Ken) Godlewski-Haberland and her mother, Peggy (Richard) Smith, Jr; his son, Lawrence (Marcy) Godlewski, Jr. and his mother, Christine Crevcoure, one sister, Jeannette (Bruce) Groulx, one brother, George (Jan) Godlewski, two grandchildren Logan and Chloe, his canine buddy “Dolly”, his feline friend “Tigger”, and other family members and friends.
Visitation will take place at the Cadieu Funeral Home on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 4pm until 6pm. The Vigil prayer service will begin at 6pm with Deacon Chuck Gervasio presiding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, for the repose of the soul of Lawrence Walter Godlewski, Sr. on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11am at Resurrection Parish with Fr. Brian Gerber presiding.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee.
The Cadieu Funeral Home is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Larry’s name. The family is asking that any expressions of sympathy and kindness be directed to the Menominee Animal Shelter.
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