Joseph F. Goeppert Jr., 79

Joseph F. Goeppert Jr., 79, of West Bend died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Kathy Hospice in the Town of Polk.

Joseph will be sadly missed.

Survivors include his stepdaughter, Sherry Douglas; his grandchildren: Michael (Tina) Douglas, Matthew (Beth) Douglas and Kate Sterling; and his great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his siblings, Marcella Hembel, Lucille (Shorty) Brunner, Maryann Rady and Thomas Goeppert; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Joseph is preceded in death by his wife, Louise (nee Schaeffner), and his brother, Robert Goeppert.

Private services will be held.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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