2017 Senate Joint Resolution 89
Relating to: the life and public service of Myron Lotto.
Whereas, former state legislator Myron Lotto was born on April 7, 1925, and died on October 31, 2017; and
Whereas, after his father's death, Myron Lotto took over the family farm at age 17, and he later went on to serve the state of Wisconsin in the State Guard; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto was active in and dedicated to both state and local politics; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto served in the Wisconsin Senate from 1969 to 1973, where he served on the Committees on Labor, Taxation, Insurance and Banking, Housing and Urban Development, and Governmental and Veteran's Affairs; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto took a lead in drafting legislation to track criminal records and statistics, conserve and promote our natural resources, increase pensions for state employees, and more; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto served as Chairman of the former Town of DePere for 12 years and successfully changed the town's name to the Town of Ledgeview to allow the community to form its own identity; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto was a member of the Brown County Board for 16 years and served as Chairman of the Board for six years; and
Whereas, Margaret Hutjens was Myron Lotto's wife of 66 years, and she preceded him in passing in April 2013; and
Whereas, Myron Lotto is survived and missed greatly by his children Michael Lotto, Nancy Pierce, Cindy Otto, Diane Studley, Lou Kidd, Bernie Lotto, and Denis Lotto, as well as his 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the Wisconsin Legislature salute Myron Lotto for his years of public service and mourn his death; and, be it further
Resolved, That the senate chief clerk shall provide copies of this resolution to Myron Lotto's children and grandchildren.