Lucie R. Lendved, 98, of Green Bay, passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 8, 2016, at a local hospital. Born December 8, 1917, in Marseille, France, she is the daughter of the late Dr. Louis and Therese Joly. Lucie was baptized a Catholic and lived her faith. She trained as a nurse and worked for the Red Cross in Le Mans, France. Lucie and Neal met at a USO function when he served in WWII. They were wed in Kewaunee on Jan. 25, 1947. Children were Lucie’s greatest joy in life. She took care of babies in the nurseries at St. Nicholas and Sheboygan Memorial Hospitals. Lucie will be remembered for her love of travel. She often said she was “born with one foot in the air”. Lucie loved music and literature and enjoyed young people. She shared their vitality and joie de vivre. A pot of tea was “the good of the day”.
Lucie is survived by her loving husband, Neal; six children and their spouses, Paul Lendved, David (Shirlee) Lendved, Mary “Mimi” (John) Woodbridge, Patricia Lendved (Lance Reed), Steve Lendved, and Therese “Terry” Lendved; daughter-in-law, Nancy Lendved; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many other cherished relatives and friends in both the U.S. and France.
She was preceded in death by her son, John; and her five siblings.
Lucie was beloved by everyone who knew her.
Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, 701 N. Baird Street, Friday, from 10:30 am until the time of the service. Memorial service, 12 noon, Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Jerome Taddy officiating. Visit
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