David Lee Kaufert, Sr. age 80, of Menasha, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019 at Oakridge Gardens, Menasha.
David was born on March 14, 1939 in Neenah, WI to the late Clarence and Dorothy (Delfosse) Kaufert. After graduating from Menasha High School in 1957, he joined the U.S. Army and would remain in the U.S. Army Reserves until his honorable discharge in 1964. David held various positions with different companies until his retirement.
In his spare time, David enjoyed playing Sheepshead and Bingo, photography, reading the Bible and watching the Brewers and Packers (always making sure he was wearing the corresponding t-shirt on game day!)
David is survived by his children, Chris (Terry) Buck, Dave (Kathie) Jr., Carrie (Kevin) Abitz and Cathy (Doug) Stumpf; grandchildren, Andrew (Shelly) Krutz, Alexander (Michelle) Krutz, Sean (Nikki) Buck, Ryan (Michelle Berg) Abitz, Blaine Hartzke, Dylan Kaufert, Taylor Buck, Megan Stumpf, Nicholas Stumpf and Michael Stumpf; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Ken (Judy) and Nancy (Vern) Court; many other dear family and friends.
Dave was preceded in death by his siblings, Michael, Robert, Richard and Judy Simon.
A Memorial Service will be held for Dave at 3 PM on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Wichmann Funeral Home- Laemmrich Chapel, 312 Milwaukee St., Menasha, WI 54952. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home from 1 PM until the time of service.
Dave’s family would like to extend a heart-felt thank you to the staff of Oakridge Gardens.
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