John George Reuteman
Jan. 26, 1986 Ė May 10, 2010
John George Reuteman of Waukesha passed
away peacefully on Monday, May 10, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at
the age of 24 years.
He was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 26, 1986. John was the beloved son of
Patrick and Marge (Kirscht) Reuteman. He attended Waukesha West High
School and was a 2004 graduate. John went on to attend the University of
Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in 2008 with a degree in medical
microbiology and immunology. He was employed as a microbiologist with
Michaels Engineering in West Allis. John enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing
and was an avid sports enthusiast. In particular, John was a dedicated
Badgers fan; however, his greatest joy was spending time with his cousins,
family and friends.
John is survived by his parents, his loving sisters, Mary and Grace
Reuteman, all of Waukesha; his paternal grandparents, John (Ruth) Reuteman
of Waukesha, and his maternal grandparents, Emmet and Yvonne Kirscht of
Minocqua and Arizona. John will also be fondly remembered by his aunts and
uncles: Terry (Bill) Johnston, Cindi Vetter, Janet (Larry) Wengel, William
(Jean) Reuteman, Mary (Larry) Feaman, Maggie Reuteman, Jean (John) Wolak,
Jeff Reuteman, Sally (Brad) Winquist, Steve Kirscht, Marit Kirscht (Gordon
Koltis), Deanna Jenkins, Lisa Kirscht and Stuart (Cris) Kirscht. John also
leaves 45 first cousins as well as many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his uncle John "Barney" Reuteman.
The visitation for John will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, May 17,
at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., in Waukesha. The
funeral Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. in the church with the Rev. Curt
Interment will be private.
Memorials in Johnís memory may be made to the American Heart
Association, 660 E. Mason St., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202 or to the
Blood-Center of Wisconsin, 638 N. 18th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the wonderful
caregivers at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for their exceptional care and
The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and
Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information,
please call 542-6609 or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a
condolence, please visit
"He was a gentle young man and will be missed greatly by his family
and everyone who knew him."