Dawn Bautz (nee Lytle)

July 23, 1953 Sept. 7, 2010

Dawn Bautz (nee Lytle) of West Bend passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010. Dawn was born July 23, 1953, to Gordon and Gloria (nee Yernesek) in Milwaukee. She was raised in Brookfield and attended Brookfield East High School, Class of 1971. After high school, Dawn was employed at Inland Diesel until she married Edward Bautz on Sept. 20, 1975.

Dawn is survived by her husband, Edward; children, Jeremy (Shanna) Bautz and Ryan Bautz; a stepson, Steve (DeeDee) Erdman; her grandchildren, Alexis Bautz and Cody Erdman; grandparents, Gordon (Gloria) Lytle; sister, Luann (Jeff) Weber; brothers, Dennis (Janet) Lytle, Jeff (Dawn) Lytle and Marshall Lytle; brother-in-law, Al (Cathy) Bautz; sister-in-law, Eleanor (Simo) Sucezic; her dog, Cassidy; cat, Radar; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jason; and in-laws, Edward (Hedwig) Bautz.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Friday, Sept. 10, at Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend.

Memorials are appreciated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

A special thank you to the nurses on 4NT and 4BMT at Froedtert Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion with Dawn.

Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. For more information, call 338-2050 or visit online at www.phillipfuneralhome.com.