Lester S. Lattz, age 81, of Crete, passed away on December 7, 2020. Loving husband to Ruth (nee Buchholz); beloved father to Julianne White and Jeff (Emily) Lattz. Cherished grandfather to Brandon, Trevor, and Spencer Guthrie, and Grace, Ryan, Faith and Jacob Lattz. Beautiful brother to Harold (Tawny) Lattz, Wendell (Pam) Lattz, Myrna (Richard) Van Swol, Betty Pattenaude, and Peggy (Bruce) Biesterfeld. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Lester retired from Alpha Construction Company in E. Hazel Crest and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local #150 for more than 55 years. He was a member of the American Legion, member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crete, and served in the U.S Army from 1960-1966, in Germany, as an operator of an armored personnel carrier. He was a die hard White Sox fan, and most of all, spending time with his family and grandchildren. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the state’s guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing on behalf of the family and the funeral home staff.
Visitation Monday, December 14th from 3pm to 7pm at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Lying in state on Tuesday from 10AM until the time of service at 11AM at Zion Lutheran Church 1610 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Burial to follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery on Main Street in Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600.