Gary K. Schuette, 60

Gary K. Schuette of Grafton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus at the age of 60.

Gary was born in Sheboygan on May 9, 1953, to Violet (nee Schmitz) and Kenneth W. Schuette. He married Dennine (nee Bauer) on July 10, 1999, in Grafton.

Gary worked at Schuette Woodcraft in Cedarburg for 38 years. He was a graduate of Cedarburg High School’s class of 1971, he was a longtime member of the Ozaukee County Tavern Pool League and loved to take motorcycle trips with Dennine on his Honda Goldwing.

He is survived by his wife, Dennine of Grafton; mother, Violet Schuette of Cedarburg; children, Diane (Tim) Rose of Milwaukee, Joseph (Anna) Bluma of Grafton, Sarah Bluma of Atlanta and Dan Bluma of Mountain Home, Idaho; grandchildren, Isabella “Ivy” Bluma and Naomi Rose; sisters, Barb Bogart of Grafton and Patti (Jeff) Paine of Durham, N.C.; brothers, Steve (Gail) Schuette of Cedarburg and John (Vicki) Schuette of Saukville; sister-in-law, Pat (Bill) Kalasa of Pago Pago, American Samoa; and brothers-in-law, Ken Bauer of Milwaukee and Dennis (Diana) Bauer of Random Lake. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held at the Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be today, Dec. 31, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 145 W. Church St., Saukville.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.