Passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Willis was born in Wellesley Township and was 9 days away from his 80th birthday. He was a son of the late Benjamin & Marion (Gerber) Kuepfer. Willis resided in Milverton and was formerly of RR# 1 Newton. He was a member of Cedargrove Amish Mennonite Church. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn (Gerber) Kuepfer. Loving father of Wesley & Lynda Kuepfer of Milverton, Clifford & Beatrice Kuepfer of RR#2 Teeswater, Dennis & Josephine Kuepfer of Millbank, Calvin & Martha Kuepfer of Gadshill. Sadly missed by his 19 grandchildren 8 great-grandchildren . Lovingly remembered by brothers & sisters Ivan & Anna Mae Kuepfer, Nelson & Elaine Kuepfer, Merrill & Laverne Zehr, all of Millbank, Irene Kuepfer of Brunner, Verna & Nelson Jantzi of Milverton and brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law Enos & Reta Gerber of Milverton, Arthur & Laurene Gerber of Wellesley, Amy & Melvin Kuepfer, David & Marilyn Gerber, all of Millbank, Nicholas & Emma Gerber, Shirley & Larry Gerber, all of Wellesley, Margaret Wagler of New Hamburg, Stanley & Erma Gerber of Brunner.
Willis was predeceased by his son Russell Benjamin Kuepfer (April 19, 2008), by granddaughter Angela, by great-grandson Kylen, by sister-in-law Marie & Ivan Jantzi, brothers-in-law Gordon Gerber and Raymond Wagler.
Family and friends may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 1-3 & 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Cedargrove Amish Mennonite Church on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. Interment Cedargrove Amish Mennonite Cemetery.
Special thanks to the staff at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton for the loving care Willis received over the past number of years.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Knollcrest Lodge or Master’s International Ministries would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Online condolence and memorial tribute information at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca