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Obituary: Infant Ayden Christopher Stafford

Nov 18, 2014 09:19AM ● Published by Jim

Infant Ayden Christopher Stafford, 25 days old, was baptized, took God’s hand and walked to the gates of Heaven on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Ayden was born the son of Christopher and Pam (Gilgenbach) Stafford on October 21, 2014 in Milwaukee.

Ayden is survived by his mother and father Pam and Chris Stafford of Beaver Dam; his two sisters: Braelynn and Deztene both at home; maternal grandparents Andy and Kelly Gilgenbach of Berlin; paternal grandmother Lori Stafford of Beaver Dam; maternal great grandfather David Tschech, maternal great grandfather Ronald Krueger, maternal great grandparents John and Sharon Gilgenbach; paternal great grandfather Gordon Burmester, paternal great grandparents Robert and Betty Stafford, aunts and uncles: Jason (Emma) Gilgenbach, Matthew Gilgenbach, Shahn Gilgenbach, Zacchary (Rocheal) Stafford, Elizabeth Stafford, Hannah Stafford, Theodore Stafford and Adam Nehls.  Ayden is further survived by many cousins, other relative and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Bruce Stafford, paternal great grandmother Alyce Burmester and his maternal great grandmother Maryellen Krueger.

A funeral service for Ayden will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam with the Rev. Philip Heyer officiating.  A visitation will also be held on Wednesday, November 19th from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. also at the funeral home.  Interment will be on Thursday, November 20th at 10:00 a.m. at Highland Memory Gardens in the township of Trenton, Wisconsin.

Memorial donations  may be directed to Ayden’s family.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral and Cremation Services, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com

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