Lori A. Manthei, 56, of Grafton, WI went home to Jesus Monday, September 16, 2019 peacefully in her sleep.

She was born September 25, 1962 in Port Washington to Henry and Marianne Narlock. She graduated from Port Washington High School and received an Associates Degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Lori worked at TMP Directional Marketing in southern Ozaukee County for 27 years until they closed. Most recently she was an Office Administrator at Oerlikon Friction Systems in Mequon, WI. She enjoyed being with people and took a part-time job at the Riverview Inn in Saukville for the fun of it.

She was active in the Boy Scouts with her sons and volunteered at the Ozaukee Humane Society. Lori enjoyed home decorating, the outdoors and nature. She spent time tending to flower gardens, taking her dog Henry for walks on the beach, playing pickleball and off-roading with her fiance.

She is survived by her sons Joseph E. Manthei and Noah H. Narlock, both of the town Grafton, WI, her mother Marianne Narlock, fiance Troy Liebenstein of Grafton and his daughter Nichole Liebenstein of Sheboygan. Further survived by sisters Roseanne (David Dillard) Narlock of Delaware and Sindi Narlock of Oregon, WI, lifelong best friend Lorie (Jeff) Vesterdahl of Baraboo, WI, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Henry.

Pastor Brian Dainsberg will officiate funeral services Noon Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Poole Funeral Home, 203 N Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Visitation from 10am to Noon Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, WI.

All are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Luncheon at the Landt-Thiel American Legion, 601 West Dekora Street, Saukville, Wisconsin after the burial at 2pm on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.

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9 Comments

  1. I worked with Lori at TMP (formerly Yellow Pages Marketing Services). I absolutely loved her sense of humor. She made work a great deal of fun. So sorry for your loss.

  2. Prayers to Lori’s family and friends. My husband and I enjoyed our conversations with Lori at the Riverview. I was shocked to learn of her passing when I went there tonight. RIP sweet lady!

  3. Noah, so very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the peace of the Lord be with you.
    David and Nancy Polzin

  4. Troy and family, our deepest sympathy

  5. So sad & hard to believe this news! You were a kind & gentle person, giving to others, & always ready to give a caring comment to others. Our loving memories live on. May you rest in Eternal Peace. Our prayers & Love for her & her family.

    Joe & Sue

  6. So sorry to hear this. Too young great lady always worrying about others. Loved our friendship and so sad. Love you lori sisters we were almost like. 35 years is hard to do without you. But you have your forever friend in Jesus now. RIP my dear Lori love and will miss u my bff

  7. Troy, so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

    Jenny Berger

  8. Troy. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Toni and David Turnquist 4L4W

  9. Prayers to Lori’s family–I graduated from high school with her.

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