Bruce C. Haunfelder, 65

Bruce C. Haunfelder, 65, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. He was born on Dec. 18, 1946, in Milwaukee to Herschel and Lucy (nee Heim) Haunfelder. Bruce married Karen Schreiner on May 10, 1969, in Milwaukee.

After graduating from Messmer High School, Bruce dedicated many years as an employee of AO Smith. More recently, he was also a driver for the Washington County Shared Ride Taxi. Bruce was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Wisconsin Star Gazers.

Bruce is survived by his wife Karen (nee Schreiner); children Jeffrey and Kristi (Grant) Harris; and grandchildren Anthony Cordes, Karissa Haunfelder, and Nathanial Haunfelder. He is further survived by his mother Lucy Haunfelder, sister Helen Jean Olinske, aunt Laverne “Ernie” Kleeberg, and many other in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. Bruce was preceded in death by his father Herschel Haunfelder.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Bruce will be at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 200 E. Washington St. in Slinger with the Rev. Richard Stoffel presiding.

Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at the Church only. Private interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon.

The family would like to thank the Aurora VNA Hospice for their care and compassion for Bruce.
The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family; (262) 644-5296 or