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John P. Lehmann

November 21, 2018 GMT

John P. Lehmann, 77, of Watertown, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

John was born in Watertown on April 21, 1941, son of Earl and Lillian Lehmann. He is survived by his estranged third spouse, Janet Lehmann; sons John Earl (Tracy), James (Bridget), Jeffrey and Scott; grandchildren Tyler, Caitlin, Jacob and Jessica; and other members of his extended family.

John served in the Army as an MP. He reached the rank of sergeant and was a recipient of the Good Conduct Medal and Expert Badges in Pistol, Carbine and Marksman Badge in Rifle. He was honorably discharged in 1965 after which he served in the law enforcement field as a correctional officer and assistant warden for the state of Wisconsin until his retirement.

On Tuesday, a graveside memorial service with military honor rites will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown at 11 a.m. The Rev. Robert Koepcke of First Congregational United Church of Christ will preside over the service.