Joseph ‘Joe’ Dorfler, 77
Joseph “Joe” Dorfler of Cedarburg passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at the age of 77.
Joe was born in Sagola, Mich., on Dec. 19, 1932, to Anton and June (nee Cootware) Dorfler and married Dorothy (nee Schultz) on June 20, 1953, in Iron Mountain, Mich.
Joe served his Country during the Korean War and was a member of the local Legion post. He retired after 35 years from Evinrude Motors as a supervisor in 1987. He and Dorothy also operated concessions at Mee-Kwon Golf Course for 26 years. Joe loved retirement and spending time with his grandchildren and watching sports. He was a longtime member of First Immanuel Lutheran, Cedarburg.
Joe is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Cedarburg; children, Mark (Darlene) of Cedarburg, Kurt (Jill) of Sun Prairie, and Craig (Karen) of Cedarburg; son-in-law, Thomas Palmer of Galion, Ohio; grandchildren, Judson and Caroline Palmer of Galion, Ohio, Shawna (Steve) Krier of Port Washington, Matthew and Jessica Dorfler of Cedarburg, Kyle and Jenna Dorfler of Sun Prairie, Alyssa, Jacob and Joseph Dorfler of Cedarburg; great grandchildren, Lauren and Ella Krier of Port Washington. He is further survived by four sisters and one brother, other relatives and friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Lori Palmer and a brother.
Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg are appreciated.
There will be a memorial service held at a later date.
For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.