Keith "Mike" Masters

Keith "Mike" Masters, 57, of Hartford passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center in West Bend.

He was born Oct. 10, 1948 in Milwaukee to John and Dolores (nee Oppmann) Masters, and married Karen Counard on Oct. 18, 1969 at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Milwaukee.

Mike loved spending time up north in the woods. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to car shows.

He was employed at the American Can Co. in Milwaukee and Silgan Container in Menomonee Falls.

Survivors include his wife Karen; three sons, Matt (Alison) of Slinger, Mark of Horicon and Michael of Hartford; two grandchildren, Sydnee and Carter; a brother, Wayne (Barbara) Gaulke of Mequon; and his mother-in-law, Emily Counard of Menomo-nee Falls.

He is further survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law.

Funeral services for Keith "Mike" Masters will be held on Sunday, April 9, at 8 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford.

Father Rick Stoffel will officiate, and interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee

Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.