Donald L. Buth

April 26, 1925 - May 31, 2008

Donald L. Buth, 83, of Oconomowoc, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

On April 26, 1925, he was born to William and Edith (nee Patterson) Buth at the Buth family homestead in Golden Lake. He married Betty Kortendack on June 12, 1948, in Okauchee.

Donald worked as superintendent of maintenance at Brownberry and at Taylor Enterprises. He was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Sullivan.

Surviving him are his children, Richard (Nadine) Buth of Oconomowoc, Bonnie (Mark) Schuett of Sussex and Russel (Carol) Buth of Sullivan. Also surviving are his siblings, James Buth of Sullivan and June (Gene) Hall of Mequon; sister-in-law, Margaret Buth of Sullivan; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Betty, on Oct. 9, 2006; and his grandchildren, Kelly and Kory Schuett.

A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 6, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Sullivan, with the Rev. Dean Zemple officiating. Burial will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Heart or Lung associations, or Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, 2302 International Lane, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53704.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459.