Ralph M. Eisenmann

Ralph M. Eisenmann, 80, of the town of Farmington passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at The Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

He was born on April 1, 1929, in the town of Farmington to the late George J. and Marie (nee Mueller) Eisenmann. He graduated from West Bend High School. Ralph proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Upon his honorable discharge, he worked for the West Bend Company for 44 years as a mechanical engineer and was a member of their 25 year club.

On May 30, 1963, Ralph was united in marriage to Rita Beistle at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Allenton. Upon retirement in 1992, he enjoyed working on his hobby farm. Ralph was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Rita; two children, Jeff (Sandy) Eisenmann of Springfield, Ill., and Jan (Steve) Redig of Kewaskum; two grandchildren, Zach and Aaron Eisenmann; one sister-in-law, Ramona Pfeifer of Hartford; five brothers-in-law, Rayner (Lois) Beistle of Lomira, Thomas (Betty) of West Bend, Howard Beistle of Allenton, Peter Beistle of Hartford and James Beistle of Centuria; a niece, Claudia Eisenmann of Bismarck, N.D.; a nephew, Andy Eisenmann of Cathedral City, Calif.; an aunt, Ingrid Mueller of Kewaskum; other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gerald Eisenmann, and a nephew, George A. Eisenmann.

A Mass of Christian burial in remembrance of Ralph will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Michael. The Rev. Ed Kornath will be the celebrant. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Bend, on Monday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.

Memorials to The Kathy Hospice in Ralph’s name are appreciated by the family.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.