Jeannette L. Kreutzer, 72

Jeannette L. Kreutzer (nee Puestow) passed away on Monday, Feb, 27, 2012, at the age of 72 years. She was born on March 20, 1939 in West Bend to Harry and Alma (nee Spiegel) Puestow.

Jeannette graduated from West Bend High School. She married Robert Kreutzer on June 29, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend. Jeannette worked at The Samaritan Home in West Bend for over 20 years, and since her retirement in the late 1980s, she filled her days spending time with friends and family.

Jeannette leaves behind five children, Kim (Dan) Gryzkewicz of West Bend, Robert (Dawn Schlagenhaft) Kreutzer of Jackson, Richard (Beth Groth) Kreutzer of West Bend, David (Amy Guenthner) Kreutzer of West Bend, and Amy (Frank) Faul of Lake Geneva; nine grandchildren, Amanda, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Kevin, Emily, Kourtney, Shannon, William, and Vincent; four great-grandchildren, Riann, Gavin, Damon, and Noah; sister Shirley (Fred) Ruhnke of West Bend; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. Jeannette is preceded in death by her husband Robert Kreutzer, parents Harry and Alma Puestow, and in-laws Frank and Augusta Kreutzer.
A Funeral Service for Jeannette will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 140 N. 7th Ave. in West Bend with Pastor David Schoob presiding. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church only. Jeannette will be laid to rest at Washington County Memorial Park.

A special thanks to Froederdt Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Samaritan Home Care, and Heartland Health Care for all your care and support on our journey.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050.