Sunday’s Obituary – Walter Dreffs
November 6th, 2011 by Jessica

This is the obituary for my uncle, Walter Dreffs. He was my mother’s brother.

Obituary for Walter Dreffs

Obituary for Walter Dreffs


Walter “Donkey” Dreffs, 62, Brandenburg, died June 14, 2010 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
He was an army veteran and retired from civil service.
Mr. Dreffs is survived by his wife, Judy Ann Cowsert Dreffs; a daughter, Michelle Poling, Shipshewana, Ind.; two stepdaughters, Donna Toney, Muldraugh, and Cheryl Thomas, Elizabethtown; two brothers, Albert Karpuk, Saginaw, Mich., and Don Karpuk, Skidway Lake, Mich.; four sisters, Rose Dreffs, Susan Dreffs and Wilma Rivera, all of Saginaw, Mich., and Diane Kane, Mio, Mich.; four grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held June 17, from the chapel of Hager Funeral Home. Cremation followed.
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One Response  
  • DaD writes:
    November 8th, 20114:59 pmat

    Wally was a cool guy. He seeemd to have infinite patience and a demeanor that suggested he had lived a tough life. I didn’t get to see him much but he was always congenial and I never knew him as “Donkey” but his cadence always reminded me of Eeore.

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