John Andrew Staufenbeil

May 9, 1946 — Oct. 2, 2014

John Andrew StaufenbeilJohn Andrew Staufenbeil passed away on October 2, 2014, at the age of 68. He was born on May 9, 1946, to Vivienne (Huber) and Arthur Staufenbeil in Waukesha.

John, known as “Jack” to friends and family, grew up in Waukesha. He loved NASCAR racing. He was such a great Green Bay Packers fan that he even owned stock in them. He played in the band Night Beats as a drummer for 12 years. He was a big Ford man and loved his Cobra collection. “Miss Kitty” was his feline love whom he had for over 15 years.

Jack moved from Waukesha to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., in 1973. He worked as a construction operator, paving highways all over Arizona.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Vivienne and Arthur Staufenbeil.

He is survived by his son, John Andrew Staufenbeil; daughters, Sarah M. Kocher and Kristen Staufenbeil; and brothers, David (Jean) Staufenbeil and Wayne (Pat) Staufenbeil. He also leaves behind sister Diane Staufenbeil and four grandchildren.

A visitation will take place at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home, 21 Riviera Blvd., Lake Havasu City, Ariz., on Friday, October 10, at 5:00 pm with rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday in the Lietz-Fraze Chapel at 10:00 am with burial following at Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home & Crematory, 928-855-4949. Thoughts and condolences may be sent to Jack’s family at