Lawrence E. ‘Bud’ Kaufman

Lawrence E. “Bud” Kaufman of Lannon, formerly Pewaukee, was born to eternal life Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at the age of 82. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Virginia (nee Libecki).

He was the beloved father of Mary (Dave French), Nancy (Hays III) Reeling, Liz (Lois) and Ben (Rebecca). Proud grandfather of Hays IV (Kendell), Dan Reeling and Jessica, Christopher and Steven Kaufman; loving great-grandfather of Hays V and Lily Reeling; and fond brother of Dolores (George) Gordon. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife, Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary (nee Holler) Kaufman; a son, Larry; brothers, George and John; a sister, Peggy; and his best friend, Bert Miller.

Bud was proud to serve in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Cambria during the Korean War.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, Aug. 16, at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, N35-W23360 W. Capitol Drive, City of Pewaukee. Private interment will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials in Bud’s name to the Humane Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 834, Waukesha, WI, 53187, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.