William H. Kreutzmann

Dec. 7, 1940 – Feb. 19, 2014

William “Bill” H. Kreutzmann passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He was 73 years old and a resident of Fairfield, Ohio (former resident of Oconomowoc). William was born December 7, 1940, to Edd and Nancy (nee Nelson) Kreutzmann and was an only child.

Upon graduation, Bill served our country in the Air Force Reserves, and later attended college for mortuary science. He married and had a son, Brett. Bill owned his own funeral home from 1974 to 1987 and later merged with Schmidt-Bartelt Funeral Homes. He loved his chosen field of work and took great pride in the services he provided to the families that he served. On July 16, 1989, he married Abigail “Abbie” Andrews, and later this year they would have been married for 25 years. Bill was an avid fisherman and gardener. He loved to paint, draw and had a great sense for decorating. He and Abbie spent a lot of time traveling as well. Bill loved his family, had a special bond with his dog, Molly.

Those surviving who will honor Bill’s memory include his beloved wife, Abigail “Abbie” Kreutzmann; cherished son, Brett (Jessica) Kreutzmann; loving stepdaughter, Cindy (Carl) Sweisthal beloved grandchildren, Olivia Kilgard and Cameron and Lily Sweisthal cherished aunt, Irene Kreutzmann; loving cousin, Dr. Robert (Barbara) Kreutzmann; and “man’s best friend,” Molly.

Services will be at a later date in Oconomowoc at the convenience of the family.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.