Harry E. Koepke

July 23, 1921 - March 8, 2008

Harry E. Koepke, 86, of the town of Oconomowoc, died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at Shorehaven Health Care Center in Oconomowoc. He was born July 23, 1921, in the town of Oconomowoc, the son of Albert Otto Koepke and Emelie E. Born.

Harry was a dairy and hog farmer in the town of Oconomowoc. He also was a member of St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc.

Harry is survived by his sisters, Mollie Kaliebe of West Bend and Mable Koepke of Oconomowoc; niece, Karen Retzer; nephews, Ken and Ron Kaliebe, and Alan, James and David Koepke; nine grandnieces; four grandnephews; and eight great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Emelie; sister, Ann Kaddatz; and brothers, Hilbert and Harvey.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. A second visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, March 13, 2008, at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 818 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. The Rev. Jonathan Schultz will be officiating.

Burial will take place at La Belle Cemetery.

Memorials to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 567-4459.