Paul “Torch” A. Keifenheim, 68, of Mount Calvary, WI, died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his home. He was born July 28, 1950 in Mount Calvary, son of Howard and Frances Lefeber Keifenheim. On May 11, 1974 he married Claire M. Julka at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Torch owned and operated PAK Services, a contractor for commercial insulation. He was a member of Fond du Lac Morning Rotary, Riverside Hunting and Fishing Club, East Shore Conservation League, and Holyland Snowflyers. Torch was an avid hunter and sturgeon spearer and he also enjoyed golfing and trap shooting.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Claire; two daughters, Erin (Michael) Koehler of Minoqua and Katie (Jeremy) Reitz of Fond du Lac; three grandchildren, Gabriel, Joeli, and Brady Koehler; his mother, Frances Keifenheim of Fond du Lac; four grand puppies, Winston, Lilly, Oreo, and Jones. He is further survived by his brothers, Peter (Kathy) and Stephen (Donna); sisters, Joann, Kay (Darren), and Luann; sister-in-law, Micky Keifenheim; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Keifenheim; granddaughter, Mollie Koehler; brother, Mark; and sister, Marilyn.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 17, 2018 from 3:00 – 6:45 PM at St. Isidore the Farmer Parish – Holy Cross Church, 308 S. County Road W, Mount Calvary, WI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday at the church with Fr. Gary Wegner and Fr. Oliver Bambenek concelebrating. Cremation has taken place.