Lee Allen Austin, Janesville, WI
May 14, 1942 - October 11, 2017
Lee Allen Austin, 75, of Janesville, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. Born in Waukesha, WI, to William and Marion Austin, he lived most of his life in Janesville. Lee was a zealous man, who pursued many interests. He worked as a roofing contractor for many years, but his passion was connecting with people and sharing the love of God. Lee was always giving of his time, talents, and resources to people and various ministries. His hobbies included anything having to do with diesel engines, biking, inventing, and being active.
Lee was extremely proud of his five children: Chad (Linda) Austin, Dawn (Randy) Lawrence, Cong Nghiem, Jon (Wanda) Austin, and Emanuel Austin, and his eight grandchildren. He is survived by his children; grandchildren; sisters, Marita (Scott) Wilkins and Jeanette (Harold) Myra; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Austin; and his parents, William and Marion Austin.
The family will welcome friends and family on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10 a.m. for a visitation, and 11 a.m. funeral service, followed by a luncheon at City Church, 4909 E Buckeye Rd, Madison, WI 53716. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, you may wish to consider a donation to assist the family with medical and funeral expenses. Donations may be at: https://www.gofundme.com/zb5wz-lee-austin-recovery-fund. All Faiths Funeral and Cremation Services of Janesville is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at: www.866allfaiths.com.