It is with extreme sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Josef Schleiffelder on September 26, 2020 at the age of 88 years. He is predeceased by his wife Katharina Hauslein. Survived by his children Brigitte (the late Fredrick Schmelzle) and Joseph (Monica Lovasi). He also leaves to mourn his five grandchildren Jaclyn (Julien), Ryan (Suzi), Steven (Lesley), Christopher (Megan) and Jennifer (Robin), and his three great-grandchildren Olivia, Madelyn and Lucas. He also leaves behind his two sisters, Angela Weideggar and Helen Schleiffelder of Steyr, Austria. Donations can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.