Ryan James Lichtie, 26, of La Crosse, Wis., died Thursday, March 9, 2017, in his home. He was born in Chippewa Falls, Wis., to Timothy and Yvonne Lichtie.
Ryan graduated from Central High School in La Crosse and went onto Western Technical College where he received his Culinary Degree.
Ryan had many joys in life. Most importantly his daughter who he adored and loved, Brynn which he referred to as “Tooty”. Ryan’s second passion after his daughter was fishing. His passion for fishing started at a very young age with his dad and papa. Whether he was sitting on a pail on the ice or fishing from his boat he had the biggest smile on his face.
Ryan was best known for his contagious smile and laugh, he lit up the room. Ryan’s friends and family have shared with us how he was so caring and concerned over everyone’s well-being. We will always love and miss you and try to find the strength to carry on without you. Each time we look at Brynn we will know you are still with us. We all know we will see you again, love you Ryan.
He is survived by his daughter; Brynn Elizabeth Lichtie of La Crosse, Wis., his Fiancée”; Lindsey Soper, his mother; Yvonne (Steve) Malay of La Crosse, Wis., his father; Timothy Lichtie of La Crosse, Wis. He is further survived by his Maternal Grandmother; Janice Heiden of Onalaska, Wis., and his Paternal Grandmother; Mary Lichtie of La Crosse, Wis.
He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandfather; James Lichtie.
Family and friends may visit for 4 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. So., La Crosse, Wis. Private family Burial will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to establish a fund for Ryan’s daughter, Brynn Lichtie. Please address any of the check donations to “Brynn Lichtie”.