Joseph G. Altschaefl, 80

Joseph “Joe” G. Altschaefl, 80, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016. He was born Aug. 12, 1935, in West Bend to Joseph and Loretta (nee Boden) Altschaefl. Joe was involved in the title insurance and land development business for many years. He loved to hunt, fish, travel and enjoy time at his Pelican Lake cottage. Joe loved to attend the many sporting events and other extra-curricular activities of his grandchildren. Joe was a member of the Washington County Land Information Board, Washington County Board of Realtors, past-chairman of the West Bend Housing Authority, longtime member and past-President of West Bend Rotary and he served in the Wisconsin National Guard.

Joseph is survived by his children, Jo Ellen (Erik) Selsing with their children, Justine, Brandon and George; Mike (Mary) Altschaefl with their children, Becky (Aaron) Miller, Kate (Michael) Drezner, Maggie and Lizzie; Holly (Tim) Nennig with their children, Bailey, Sadie and Alex; and Ann (Jon) Dommisse with their children Lucas, Logan and Morgan. He is also survived by great-grandchildren, Claire and Jack Miller and Kylee Selsing. Joe is further survived by his dear companion, Joanne Kieckhafer, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by Ruth, his loving wife of 58 years, and his parents. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. Visitation will be from 4-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with a 7 p.m. vigil with the Rev. Dr. Matt Hadley presiding. A continued visitation will be at St. Frances Cabrini on Wednesday, April 6, from 11:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 1 p.m. Interment will immediately follow Mass at Washington County Memorial Park with Military Honors.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.