George A. Falter

George A. Falter, 87, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at Kathy Hospice, town of Polk.

George was an avid horseman, being one of the founders of the Wausaukee Horsemen Riding Club.

He was also in partnership with his brother, John, in raising and showing purebred Arabian horses, and was a member of the Arabian Horse Association.

George was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 8120 of Eustis, Fla. for several years.

George is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doris (nee Endlich); two grandchildren, Leah (Robert) Meyer of Fort Atkinson and Christopher Maechtle of West Bend; great-grandson, Dylan Maechtle; three step-great-grandchildren, Melissa, Michael and Madelyn Meyer; a brother, Frank (Althea) Falter of West Bend; a sister-in-law, Nancy Falter of Apex, N.C.; and two sisters, Rosemary (Daniel) Wagner of Allenton and Elizabeth Minz of Milwaukee.

He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

George was preceded in death by a daughter, Annette Maechtle; a brother, John Falter; and a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Herman Winnemueller.

A funeral Mass in memory of George will be held on Wednes-day, May 9, at 2 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend, with Father Rick Wendell officiating.

Visitation with family and friends will be held at the church only on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral Mass at 2 p.m.

Interment will follow in Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, 6130 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53214.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family