Loretta A. Laufer, 84

Loretta A. Laufer (nee Parlow), 84, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. She was born on Nov. 23, 1929, to the late August and Mary (nee Porte) Parlow.

She married Philip on Feb. 16, 1952. She worked for the West Bend Co. for 44 years and was a member of AIW Local 865.

Loretta enjoyed quilting, stamp collecting, gardening, and spending time with her family. Her favorite pastime was preparing for Christmas.

Loretta is survived by her children, David (Cheri) Laufer of Kewaskum, Ricky Laufer of West Bend, Debra (Ken) Musial of Conover and Tim (Penny) Laufer of West Bend; grandchildren, Tracey, Stephanie, Charlene, and Tyler Laufer, Nicole and Kenny Musial; sister, Esther Lonergan; in-laws, Jerry Laufer and Bette (Leo) Thelen. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Philip; sisters, Sally Hoffman and Leona Monday; sisters-in-law, Jackie Denetz and Patricia Blecha.

Private services were held. The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.