Florence A. Kutz

Florence A. Kutz (nee Faber), of West Bend died Thursday June 22, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend. She was 81. Kutz was born Jan. 29, 1925 in West Bend to the late John and Emma (nee Remmel) Faber and married Harold "Jerry" Kutz on March 1, 1947 in Kewaskum. Jerry preceded her in death on March 13, 1994.

Florence lived in the West Bend area her entire life. Before and also after their marriage, she was employed at various local businesses, including Pick Heaters and the West Bend Company. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, and volunteering through her church, as well as visiting with the residents at the Samaritan Health Center.

She was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Survivors include her son Harold Jr. of West Bend, her sister Frances (Robert) Zier of West Bend, a sister-in-law Delores (Ray) Tindall of Fond du Lac and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Florence was preceded in death by her son Keith and five siblings: Ralph (Evelyn) Schellenberg, Alice (James) Hacker, Walter (Pearl) Faber, Lloyd (Bernice) Faber and Robert Faber.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 26, 2006 at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Rev. Daniel Luetke of Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Monday at the funeral home from 4-6:45 p.m. Memorials to Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Bend are appreciated.