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
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
www.poolefh.com or by calling 284-4431.