Joseph Lee Grady

Joseph Lee Grady

LODI/ LAKE WISCONSIN – Joseph Lee Grady, age 68, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1945, in Madison, the son of Donald Joseph and Ila Mae (Lewis) Grady. Joseph loved car shows, tinkering in his garage and his classic Dodge cars. He worked for various auto body shops, starting at Chief Auto Body before opening his own shop, JLG enterprises in Harmony Grove in the early 80’s. Joseph retired in 2002. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Joseph had a true soft spot for his grandchildren and a special love for his dogs and cats.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy; children, Michael (Shelley) Grady, Laura (Jeff) Veloff, Carla (Randy) Kreger, Tracy Webb, Terry (Allison) Webb and Tricia (Larry) Wickham; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Amber (Bob) Fluckinger, Genieve (Carl) Syftestad and Karen (Jock) Pautzke; and sister-in-law, Lynne Grady. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Donovan Grady.

A visitation and celebration of Joseph’s life will be held at HAMRE-GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 157 S. Main St., Lodi, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Burial will be held at Verona Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Joe, Dad and Grandpa, you left us too soon. We love you and will miss you always.

Online condolences may be made at

Hamre Gunderson
Funeral & Cremation Care
157 S. Main Street