Elroy M. Kutz

Elroy M. Kutz, 73, of Camp-bellsport passed away Sunday, April 9, 2006 at his home.

He was born Feb. 22, 1933 in the town of Osceola, the son of the late William "Bill" and Freida (Stern) Kutz, and married Lois R. Martin on Nov. 6, 1954 at the First Baptist Church in Campbellsport.

Lois passed away on Dec. 3, 2001.

Elroy hauled milk, worked at The West Bend Co. and delivered the West Bend News, but mostly he was a farmer.

He loved dogs and was a coon hunter for many years.

He also loved to play a good game of sheepshead and listen to polka music.

Survivors include four children, Cindy (John) Turk and Steven Kutz, both of West Bend, Karen (Patrick) Holtz and Larry (Mary) Kutz, both of Campbells-port; eight grandchildren, Jeannine (fiancˇ Brandon Cusack) Turk, Kenneth (Melissa) Turk, Jason, Shawn, Ryan and Eric Turk, and Paytan and Parker Holtz; two great-grandsons, Austin Cusack and Matthew Turk; a sister, Florence Ertel of Sheboygan; three brothers-in-law, Leroy Martin of West Bend, Winston (Geri) Martin and Nor-man Martin, both of Kewaskum; three sisters-in-law, Ethel Martin of Campbellsport, Marion (Ro-bert) Dieringer of West Bend and Marilyn Martin of Kewaskum; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and his dog, Butchie.

Preceding him in death were his brothers, Arthur in infancy and Earl; and his brothers-in-law, Elroy C. Ertel Sr., Wallace Martin and Lyle Martin.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 13 at 1 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home, Camp-bellsport.

Chaplain Bob Lantz of Heart-land Hospice will officiate, and burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Campbellsport.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon.

All donations are welcome.

The family would like to say thank you to the Campbellsport Police and Rescue departments and to Dr. Robert Gibson, Heartland Home Health Care, friends and neighbors who cared for Elroy.