Frank J. Kuge Jr.

Frank J. Kuge Jr., 60, of Kewaskum, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, at Froedert Memorial Hospital in Wauwatosa.

Frank was born July 24, 1955, in West Milwaukee to the late Frank and Gertrude (nee Michaels) Kuge Sr. In 1973, he graduated from Pius XI High School. Frank was united in marriage to Tamra Verette on Nov. 10, 1979, at St. Florian Catholic Church in West Milwaukee. He spent his career farming and working as a machinist before going back to school to earn a degree as a surgical tech from Milwaukee Area Technical College, where he graduated with honors.

Frank loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family at the lake and attending their sporting events. Frank had a love for animals, especially his dog, Jericho. He loved sci-fi and horror movies, enjoyed bowling and was a diehard Green Bay Packers fan.

Those Frank leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Tamra of Kewaskum; his three children, Angela (Justin) Kuehl of West Bend, Frank (Rhonda) Kuge III of Theresa, and Aaron (Abigail) Kuge of West Bend; five grandchildren, Lillian, Kara, Colin, Emma and Nicholai; his sister, Janet Bandle of Arizona; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Services in remembrance of Frank will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend). The Kuge family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5 p.m. until the time of service.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Dahl and the entire staff of the Transplant ICU at Froedert Hospital for the loving care that was given to Frank and his family.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend has been entrusted with Frank's arrangements. Additional information and online guest book may be found at