Hugh E. “Mick” Rutherford III

Hugh E. “Mick” Rutherford III, 60, of the town of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on Dec. 12, 1948, in Milwaukee, the son of Hugh E. and Mary-Ann (Seelow) Rutherford Jr. and on Sept. 25, 1971, he was united in marriage to Diane Mettel in Milwaukee.

Mick served his country in the U. S. Marines during the Vietnam War, and he was a member of the Union Rod and Gun Club in rural Kewaskum. He will fondly be remembered for his love of hunting, fishing and boating. Mick enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing poker and cards. He will be deeply missed by his wife, his family and by all who knew him.

Those Mick leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Diane; four children, JodieLee (Jeremy) Coronado and Lorie Rutherford both of Kewaskum, Karie Ann (John) Gadouas of West Bend and Cory Rutherford of Campbellsport; his parents, Hugh E. and Mary-Ann Rutherford Jr. of Arbor Vitae; a sister, Mclinda (Gregory) Dienberg of Wisconsin; six grandchildren, Dylan Maechtle, Jade Danielson, Dakota Krueger, Dezerae Rutherford, Sybil Gadouas and Raymon Coronado, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mick will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at the Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum with Rev. Mark Eckert officiating. Military honor rites performed by members of the Robert G. Romaine American Legion Post 384 Kewaskum will follow the service. Cremation will take place.

Relatives and friends may call on Saturday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until the time of services.

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