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Obituaries

Obituaries

Charles W. Kapfer 1924 - 2007 Lawrence

Private family services for Charles W. Kapfer, 82, Lawrence, will be at a later date.Mr. Kapfer died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.He was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Page, the son of George L. and Ruby P. Lowe Kapfer.Mr. Kapfer retired from Kansas University in 1985 after 15 years as a painter in the maintenance department. He also worked in sales and at Kapfer Construction. He was a member of the Good Sams Club.He married Alfreda Iola Kapfer on Jan. 9, 1972, in Lawrence. She died May 3, 2003.Survivors include a son, George, Lawrence; two daughters, Linda Kapfer, Escondido, Calif., and Rebecca Burkhart, Virgil; two brothers, John and Ronnie, both of Lawrence; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Kapfer.