Theodore M. Laufer, 45

Theodore “Ted” M. Laufer, 45, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at The Kathy Hospice of West Bend. He was born on June 7, 1968, to Thomas and Shirley (nee Fohl) Laufer. Ted graduated from West Bend West High School Class of ’86. He worked as a pressman at QuadGraphics in Lomira. He enjoyed spending time with his son. He loved hunting, especially deer and turkey. He also enjoyed teaching his nephews all about hunting. Ted was a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

He is survived by his son, Tyler; mother, Shirley; siblings, William (Michele) Laufer and Jan (Jason) Janz; nieces and nephews, Emily and Sarah Laufer, Sean, Mark and Jon Janz; aunts, uncles, relatives and many dear friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Tom Laufer. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave.) with the Rev. Jerry Brittain presiding. The visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 6-7:30 p.m. Hunting attire is acceptable in honor of Ted.

The family would like to offer a special thank you for the compassionate care to the following: Dr. John Charlson and staff, Dr. David King and staff, the fourth floor NW nurses at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, and all staff members at both St. Joseph’s Hospital and The Kathy Hospice of West Bend.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.