Donald R. Doerfert, 67

Donald R. Doerfert, 67, of Hartford, was Born to Eternal Life on Monday, May 23, 2011.

He was born Oct. 27, 1943, the son of Raymond and Dolores (nee Werner) Doerfert. Donald was a lifetime resident of Hartford. He married Harriet Simon in 1965 at Holy Hill. Don retired from Broan after 38 years of service and continued working at Steel Craft as an engineer. Don loved working in his garage, working on his cars, motorcycle riding, and enjoyed working in his yard and fishing. He was a lifetime member of St. Kilian Catholic Church. Don loved spending time together with his family and especially with his precious granddaughters.

Don is survived by his wife, Harriet; his children, Todd (Laura) Doerfert of Rubicon and Jennifer (Shane) Rohloff of Hartford; his three granddaughters, Alyssa and Stephanie Doerfert and Emily Rohloff; his mother, Dolores Doerfert of Hartford; and his sisters, Carol (Richard) Scharpf of Rubicon and Susan Schulteis of Hartford. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond; an infant brother; his sister-inlaw, Barbara Ann Schimenti; and his brothers-in-law, Kenneth Simon and David Schulteis.

Family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, May 31, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Kilianís Catholic Church. Mass of Resurrection will follow at the Church at 7 p.m. The Rev. David LaPlante will officiate. Interment Wednesday, June 1, at 10 a.m. at St. Kilianís Cemetery.

Memorials to the St. Kilianís Education Endowment Fund would be appreciated. The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.