Richard John Lonski: 1954-2020


    Born December 20, 1954 to Margaret and Henry Lonski; Richard John Lonski passed away January 31, 2020. Rick dedicated his life to helping others.

    He worked for the Wauwatosa Fire Department from 1979 -2000 as a Fire Lieutenant/Paramedic; New Berlin Volunteer Fire Department as Assistant Chief from 1974-2000 and was a Paramedic with Flight for Life from 1996-1999.

    He fought through life-threatening injuries after being hurt on the job in Wisconsin.

    Sixteen years ago, he moved to Fort Myers Beach, Florida where his infectious smile was contagious to all that knew him.

    A true friend, a true hero.

    He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his siblings Jim Lonski, Bob Lonski and JoAnne LaDouceur.

    A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 12 – 4pm at Junkanoo Beach, 3040 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach.

    Memorial donations may be sent to Wauwatosa Fire Dept. 1601 Underwood Ave Wauwatosa, WI 53213 and/or The Fort Myers Beach Fire Dept. 100 Voorhis St. Fort Myers Beach, Fl 33931.