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Athleen Mae Butzke

June 9, 1930 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Athleen Butzke Obituary

Athleen Mae Butzke (nee Schroeder) was born on June 9th, 1930, to the late Charles and Wilhelmina (nee Stuebe) Schroeder.  She graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy in 1947.

On August 26th, 1948, Athleen was married to Melvin H. Butzke of Campbellsport at St. Peter Lutheran Church - Fond du Lac.

Melvin and Athleen were blessed with three children - Barbara (Richard) Ebert, David (Cindy) Butzke, and Daniel (Kay) Butzke; seven grandchildren, Eric (Tina) Ebert, Melissa (Christian) Kohnke, Angela Butzke, Chad (Tricia) Butzke, Matthew (Sarah) Butzke, Adrienne (Brandon) Speirs, and Samantha Butzke; eleven great-grandchildren, Hailey Ebert, Kaitlyn Ebert, Jacob Kohnke, Makenna Kohnke, Jordan Walker, Izabella Butzke, Jax Butzke, Eason Butzke, Adlee Butzke, Colt Speirs, and Derringer Speirs.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church - New Fane, where she would lend a helping hand when and where needed.

Athleen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Richard; two brothers, Victor (Violet) Schroeder and Clyde (Dorothy) Schroeder; three sisters, Adell (Marvin) Bowe, Dorothy (Glenn) Kaufman, and Rosella (George) Ditter; parents-in-law, Henry and Alma Butzke; siblings-in-law, Evelyn (Wilson) Oppermann, Verna (Henry) Oppermann, and Glenn (Nila) Butzke.

VISITATION: Athleen’s family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, January 26, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, N683 Cty. Rd. S, Kewaskum.

SERVICE: A funeral service will follow the visitation at the church at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow.

The family thanks Kettle Moraine Gardens and Preceptor Home Health and Hospice for the exceptional care provided.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John - Building Fund or Winnebago Lutheran Academy are appreciated.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service has been entrusted with Athleen’s arrangements. Additional information and Tribute Wall may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.

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Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:15 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
N683 Cty. Rd. S
Kewaskum, WI 53040

Funeral Service
Friday
January 26, 2024

11:30 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
N683 Cty. Rd. S
Kewaskum, WI 53040

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