Leo G. ‘Doc’ Stoffel, 79

Leo G. “Doc” Stoffel, 79, of West Bend died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at the Kathy Hospice. He was born April 20, 1933 in Ashford to the late John and Kathryn (nee Welsch) Stoffel and married Patricia I. Serwe on Oct. 1, 1955 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Theresa.

Leo served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then served in the National Guard for six years. He was employed at Regalware for more than 40 years.

Leo owned Leo & Pat’s in Nabob from 1973 until 1983. He loved hunting, fishing, golfing and relaxing at his place in Rhinelander.

He was a member of the Fr. Casper Rehrl Council 1964 Knights of Columbus and the Sacred Heart Auto League.

Leo is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia; six children: Ronald (Janet) of Rhinelander, Doug (Marta) of Neenah, Bruce of West Bend, Dean of West Bend, Beth (Cory) Schrader of West Bend and Mark (Susan) of Germantown; and eight grandchildren: Lia, DJ (Kara), Kenny, Elissa, Bryce, Abigail, Carina and Eliana. He is further survived by his sister Lucille Steger of Lomira, his sisterin- law Shirley Stoffel of West Bend, and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents John and Kathryn Stoffel, his grandson Scott Stoffel, and his brothers and sisters: Ray, Alois (Rita), Jerome, Lorraine (Benno) Simon, Sylvester (Vi) and Marcella (Gregor) Beisbier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 at noon at St. Matthias Chapel in Nabob with burial following in the parish cemetery. The Rev. Joseph Dominic will preside. The visitation will be Monday, at the church from 9-11:45 a.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.

Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.