Joseph L. Vorpahl
Joseph L. “Joe” Vorpahl, 64, of Kewaskum, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Sharon Richardson Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. Joe suffered from COPD for many years.
Joe was born on May 10, 1955, the son of the late Willard and Rose Vorpahl. Joe worked on Uncle Arnie’s farm for 15 years and then retired from Regal Ware of 41 years. Joe loved to play with the liquid metal at work. At home he loved to garden and can vegetables. He loved playing in the snow with his best friend of 17 years, Bubba the cat.
He will be missed by his sister, Judy (William) Hendricks; two nephews, Timothy Hendricks and James (Stacy) Hendricks; friends Richard Baumhardt, Francis Tuttle, Rodney Kutz, Monica Schellinger, Harvey and Kathie Ramthun, Kevin and Tonja Ramthun, Alex and Aaron Awve, Brooke and Adilyn Ramthun, Megan and Chris Sargent and their girls, Emily and Lizzie (Joe’s high five buddy).
In honor or Joe’s wishes, private services will be held.
Please consider signing our online guest book (www.myrhum-patten.com) to share your condolences with the family. Cards addressed to the family may be sent in care of: Myrhum – Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, 1315 W. Washington Street, West Bend, WI 53095.
The family would like to thank Dr. Eric Olafson for providing help to Joe throughout the years of COPD. The family would also like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Sharon S. Richardson Hospice, for taking care of Joe at the end.