On February 27, 2016 Bruce “Ike” Pfeiffer, proud World War II Veteran, was welcomed into his Heavenly Home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on July 13, 1924, the son of the late Frank and Della Pfeiffer. He served in the US Naval Airforce in World War II as a turret gunner, flying 47 combat missions, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medals with 2 gold stars, the Navy Crew Wings with 3 stars, and other commendations.
He was a lifelong resident of Stone Bank, lifelong member of Kettle Moraine Presbyterian Church, and employed as a Salesperson by Rundle Spence Mfg. for over 40 years, where he retired at 72. He was a member of the Land-O-Lakes Hall of Fame, State Legion Golf Champ, Flanagan-Dorn Legion, North Lake Land-O-Lakes Baseball, and the Stone Bank Fire Department.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Marian (Bertelson) Pfeiffer; children, Sandra (Ben) VanKorn, Mary (Spero) Kemos, Bill (Sally) Pfeiffer, John Pfeiffer and Aimee Kondziella; grandchildren, Jackie (Bruce) Mallow, Dan (Annie) VanKorn, Tom (Heidi) Kemos, Telly (Angela) Kemos, Nick (fiancée Kristen Anderson) Kemos , Matt (Jenny) Pfeiffer, Adam (Amanda) Pfeiffer, Angie Pfeiffer, Charles Pfeiffer, and Jane Pfeiffer; great-grandfather of 8, and great-great-grandfather of 1. He is further survived by his loving sister Judith (the late Francis) Klink, sister-in-laws Aileen (the late Frank) Pfeiffer and Carol (the late (Fritz) Pfeiffer, numerous nieces, nephews and special friends too numerous to count. He was preceded in death by his 10 sisters and brothers, and grandson Ben VanKorn.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 5th at Kettle Moraine United Presbyterian Church N66W32690 CR-K, Stone Bank. Visitation at church from 10:00 AM until the time of Services. Interment in the Gardens of Stone Bank, followed by a reception.
Memorials appreciated to Kettle Moraine United Presbyterian Church and the Stars and Stripes Honor Flights.