Margaret I. ‘Marge’ Butula, 84

Margaret I. "Marge" Butula, 84, formerly of 6th Ave., Grafton, died 
Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Heritage Health and Rehabilitation Center, 
Port Washington, where she had been a resident since 2010.

She was born on Nov. 5, 1927, in Milwaukee to Frank and Catherine 
Kozek Johnson. She worked as a telephone operator when she was 
young.  On Sept. 5, 1950, she married Gustave J. "Gus" Butula of 
Milwaukee at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Milwaukee. Together they 
raised their family on Milwaukee’s northwest side.  Her husband 
preceded her in death on June 3, 1991. A short time later she moved 
to Grafton.

She enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, knitting and 

Marge is survived by her sons, Tim (Bev) Butula of Colgate  and Tom 
Butula of Grafton. She is further survived by grandchildren, Angela 
and Trevor; brother, Leroy (Hazel) Johnson of South Milwaukee; former 
daughter-in-law, Dawn Butula of Grafton; nephew, Ron (Kathy) Johnson 
of Milwaukee; other relatives and friends.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 
2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1619 Washington St., Grafton. 
The Rev. Mike Barrett will be the celebrant. A visitation will be 
held from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at the church.  Interment 
will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Poole Funeral Home/Crematory, Port Washington, is assisting the 
family. Information and condolences are available online at or by calling 284-4431.