Joseph H. Kahlscheuer, 79

Joseph “Joe” H. Kahlscheuer, 79, passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. He was born on Aug. 22, 1933 to Ray and Alma (nee Werner) Kahlscheuer. He was born, raised and continued to live on the family homestead, where he enjoyed working in his fields. Some of his favorite pastimes included gardening and playing cards, and he loved to give his grandkids “gator” rides. He was a member of the Board of Directors for Midland Co-op, Farm Bureau of Washington County, Knights of Columbus Council No. 1964, Director of ASC, Moose Lodge No. 1398, and a charter member of St. Frances Cabrini. He was a former deputy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Donna (nee Peters); cherished children, Patricia (Curt) Clark, Diane (Robert) Banaszak, Robert (Sarah) Kahlscheuer, MaryJo (Kim) Eggers, and Joyce (Keith) Schneider; grandchildren, Laura and Kayla Peters, Kevin (Jenny Cybela) and Kyle (Sarah Thurs) Banaszak, Justin, Bailee, Nicole, and Joshua Eggers, Kelsey and Riley Schneider; step grandchildren, Melissa (Matt) Bork, and Miranda (friend Steve Mason) Clark; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Wyatt Bork; brother, Leroy (Charlotte) Kahlscheuer; brothers-in-law, Albert, Wayne (Lynn), and Dennis (Nancy) Peters; and nieces and nephews, Lawrence (Diane) Kahlscheuer, Eileen (Robert) Spake, Debbie (friend Brian) Anderson, Karen (Ken) Baker, Terry (Laura) Peters, Brenda (Skip) Rumppe, Gary (Lisa) Peters, Randy (Patty) Peters, Jeff (Lisa) Peters, Wonda Wolfe, Tammy (Leroy) Stasson, Scott (Kim) Peters, Janice (Don) Gehring, Mark (Tamar) Peters, Mike (Dawn) Peters, Marty (Sara) Peters, Ginger (Mike) Auchter, and Jessie Peters. He is further survived by other family and many dear friends. 

He is preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Raymond and Eleanor Peters; son-in-law, Joseph Peters; and sister-in-law, Jean Peters.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Parish (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend, WI 53095). The visitation will be at church on Monday, Aug. 27 from 3-6:15 p.m. Interment will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Frances Cabrini School or St. Frances Cabrini Boiler Repair Fund.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff members of Cedar Crossing, St. Luke’s and St. Joseph’s Hospital, especially Dr. Kletzka, Dr. Mosley, Dr. Kate Glasenhop, and Dr. Gill. 

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family 338-2050 or