Farm Animals 29

John "Jack" H. Laufenberg

1930 ~ 2020 (age 89)


Waunakee:  John (Jack) Laufenberg passed away March 20, 2020 at Homestead Living, Inc.  Jack was born December 5, 1930 to Norbert and Caroline (Kalscheuer) Laufenberg in the Town of Springfield, Wisconsin.  He was united in marriage to Geraldine Koch on September 11, 1956, and together they worked the family farm until Jack’s retirement.

Jack is survived by Gerry, his loving wife of 63 years, sons Mark and Bob (Marlene) Laufenberg; daughters Linda (Jim) Helt and Cheryl (Kevin) Richards.  Five grandchildren, Eric Helt, Lindsey & Troy Laufenberg and Matthew & Mitchell Richards.  His sister & brother-in-law, Matilda & Paul Flansburg; in laws, Jerome & Joan Koch, and Wendelin Maier.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother Roger, sister & brother-in-law, Regina & Felix Statz, in-laws Mel & Mary Koch, grandson Dustin Helt, and numerous in-laws.

Due to concerns with the current COVID-19 situation, a private service and burial will be held.  The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Homestead Living, Inc. and Agrace Hospice; Rev. Msgr. James Gunn & Father Gabriel Lopez-Betanzos for the visits and prayers; and all other neighbors, friends and relatives who supported our family during Jack’s illness.

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