Herbert Paul Buettner, 74
Jan. 20, 1942 — March 24, 2016

Herbert (Herbie) Paul Buettner, 74, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 24, 2016. He was born to Fred and Pauline (nee Ilguth) Buettner on Jan. 20, 1942, in Germany. He married Sandra Schultz on April 26, 1969, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and together they had two children.

Herbert is survived by his children, Paul (Jill) Buettner and Dawn (Patrick) Wiebelhaus; his grandchildren, Amber, Jonathan and Julia; his special friend, Janet Youmans; siblings, Erhard (Carol) Buettner and Edith Opitz; sister-in-law, Maria “Resi” Buettner; mother-in-law, Eleanore Schultz; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sandra; his brother, Walter; and his brother-in-law, Gerhard Opitz.

A celebration of Herbie’s life will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Fillmore Turner Hall (523 Highway H, Fredonia, WI).

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to The Threshold Inc. (600 Rolfs Ave., West Bend, WI 53090) or a charity of your choice.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.