Lee Anthony Kasne

Lee Anthony Kasner, 84, of La Porte, Indiana passed away peacefully at 8:32 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Holy Cross Village, Notre Dame, Indiana.


He was born October 16, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to Leo Charles and Martha R. (Schissler) Kasner.


Lee was involved in many great things in his lifetime. He graduated from St. Rita High School in Chicago, Illinois. After high school, he served his country in the United States Army as a Radio Relay Carrier Operator.  After his honorable discharge, he became a painter for the Chicago Public Schools and was a proud union member of Painters District Council 14 - Local #191, where he was the Treasurer for many years. Among his activities and hobbies, Lee was a passionate book reader and avid traveler.  He enjoyed the outdoors in many ways such as camping, fishing, and scuba diving.  While his children were growing up, he was a Scout Master and helped organize many activities for the local troop.


Surviving are his two children, John (Pamela Para) Kasner of La Porte, Indiana and Lee (Cindy Erlo) Alan Kasner of Palm Harbor, Florida; one niece, Cathy (Jeff) Parise of Ottawa, Illinois; and two nephews, Michael Albrecht of Arlington Heights, Illinois, and James (Tomi) Albrecht of Plainfield, Illinois.  He was a friend and companion to many.


Preceding in death were his parents; one sister, Mary Ann Albrecht; and one brother-in-law, Edward Albrecht.


A funeral celebrating his life will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, Indiana (219) 362-3100. Visitation and viewing will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home.


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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Dr, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 in memory of Lee Anthony Kasner.

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