Carl J. Wachs Jr., 86
Sept. 25, 1929 — April 22, 2016
Carl J. Wachs Jr., 86, of West Bend, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 22, 2016, at Cedar Community, West Bend.
He was born Sept. 25, 1929, to the late Carl Sr. and Alvina (nee Illian) Wachs in West Bend. He graduated from West Bend High School. On Sept. 30, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary Lhotka in West Bend. He worked for Stolper Co. for many years and also drove truck. Carl was an avid golfer, enjoyed Friday night fish fries at Walden’s and loved to sing. As a soloist he sang bass, but enjoyed duets with his wife over 60 years. Carl was very strong in his faith his entire life. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Those Carl leaves behind to cherish his memory include his three children, Gary (Beth) Wachs, Barbara (Mark) Hampton and Linda Campbell; six grandchildren, Adam (special friend Barb Schwab) Wachs, Jeremy (Sarah) Wachs, Samantha (Jason) Tran, Eric (Helen Do) Hampton, Jessica Campbell and Natalie Campbell; three great-grandchildren, Christian Wachs, Amelia Wachs, Carley Tran and Jaxson Tran, who is due soon; and other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mary; brother, Harley (Margaret) Wachs; and son-in-law, Ralph Campbell.
A funeral service in remembrance of Carl
will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral
Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend).