Gustave H. "Gus" Gotthart

Funeral services will be held for Gustave H. "Gus" Gotthart of Grafton at 7 p.m. this evening, June 12, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington St. (Highway 60), in Grafton. Gus died at the age of 75 on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon. Visitation will be held at the church today, from 5 p.m. until the funeral service. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Gus was born in Milwaukee on Oct. 17, 1931, the son of the late Ben and Adeline (nee Meyer) Gotthart. On June 30, 1962, he was united in marriage to Sandra Meinert at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Gus enjoyed his hobby farm, especially all of the animals and gardening.

Gus is survived by his wife Sandra (nee Meinert) Gotthart; his brother Bernhart (Marge) Gotthart; his brother-in-law James (Karen) Meinert and his sisters-in-law Judy O’Connell and Linda (Glen) Prochnow. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gus was preceded in death by his brother Robert (Eldora) Gotthart and his sister Marion (Walter) Fischer.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church Organ Fund, Grafton, are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit