John F. Hefter, 70|
John F. Hefter, 70, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away on Tuesday, Aug.
13, 2013, at Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1943, in Allenton, the son of the late Raymond
and Viola (Peter) Hefter.
John was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. He owned
and operated Hefter Auto Salvage in Kewaskum from 1969-1985.
Those John leaves behind to cherish his memory include two children, Tim
Hefter of Mayville and Kathleen Hefter of Chippewa Falls; a brother,
Thomas (Lorraine) Hefter of Allenton; two sisters, Betty Matenaer of
West Bend and Annabelle Sauer of Thorp; three sisters-in-law, Doris
Hefter and Darlene Hefter, both of Allenton, and Cecilia “Tootie” Hefter
of West Bend; a special friend, Darlene Baerenwald of West Bend; and
many other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by four brothers,
Donald, Roman, Dennis and Raymond “Sonny” Hefter Jr., and two
brothers-in-law, Francis Matenaer and Arthur Sauer.
A Mass of Christian burial for John will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday,
Aug. 16, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum with the Rev.
Edwin Kornath officiating. Cremation will follow and burial of his
cremains will be at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in the town of Addison.
The Hefter family will greet relatives and friends at the church on
Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of Mass.
The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with John’s
arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at