Joseph W. Heppe, 82

Joseph W. Heppe, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend. He was born to Joseph and Lillian (nee Schmitt) on July 21, 1929, in the town of Polk. Joe served in the Korean War and upon his return he worked on the family farm.

He is survived by his brothers, Harold and Ralph. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Robert and Paul.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at 5 p.m. at St. Peterís Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger) with Fr. Richard Stoffel presiding. The visitation will be at church from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass. Private interment will take place at (new) St. Peterís Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Kathy Hopice for their compassionate care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050