Obit: Kapfer, Erich J. (1951 - 2009)
Surnames: Kapfer, Stafen, Wilson, Mason, Mertens,
Haas, Stinson, Potocnik
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield,
Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 27 Oct. 2009
Kapfer, Erich J. (8 Mar. 1951 - 20 Oct.
THORP, WIS. -- Erich J. Kapfer, 58, of Thorp died at
his home Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, surrounded by his
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 24 at
Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. Burial followed in St.
Bernard's Catholic Cemetery in Thorp.
Erich Joseph Kapfer was born March 8, 1951, in
Chippewa Falls, the son of Erich K. and Marie E. (Stafen) Kapfer.
After high school, Erich worked at Stewart's Redville Dairy in
Greenwood, and then later at Blue Moon Cheese in Thorp. He was
united in marriage to Diane Wilson on May 19, 1973, at Holy Family
Catholic Church in Willard. They divorced in 1997. He was most
recently employed by Land O' Lakes, in Spencer, where he had been
since 1987, and he also farmed and raised Highlander
He is survived by his children, Erich J. Kapfer
III of Thorp, Tanya (Matt) Potocnik of Withee, Tammy (Erik) Stinson
of Owen and Kevin (Dominique) Kapfer of Eau Claire; four
grandchildren; three sisters, Marianne (Bernard) Mertens of Thorp,
Pauline (David) Haas of Thorp and Erika (Darwin) Mason of
Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs