Daniel Katz, 82 |
Sept. 4, 1935 ó Oct. 20, 2017
Daniel ďDanĒ Katz, 82, of West Bend, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.
He was born Sept. 4, 1935, to the late Elmer and Irma (nee Stoeck) Katz in Milwaukee. Dan graduated from Boys Tech in 1953. On June 24, 1961, he was united in marriage to Laverne Ardith Harju at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashland. He proudly served in the United States Navy Reserve and was honorably discharged in 1965 He was an active member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in West Bend. Dan was also a member of the Moose Lodge, Lions Club, and was an active member in the Masonic Lodge. Dan spent his working years in real estate up until his retirement. In retirement, he enjoyed being president of his condo association, playing cards with his buddies, and attending his grandkidsí activities. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Those Dan leaves behind to cherish his memory include his son, Jason (Sara) Katz of West Bend; two grandchildren, Ryder and Kylee Katz; a brother, Gerald (Brigette) Katz; a brother-in- law, James Hluchnik; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Laverne Katz, and a sister-in-law, Donna Hluchnik.
A funeral service in remembrance of Dan will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, 1044 Silverbrook Drive, West Bend.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the church Tuesday from 3 p.m. until the time of service.
A special thank you from Danís family to the entire staff at the Froedtert NICU Facility for their heartfelt and wonderful care of their dad and grandpa.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Danís arrangements. Additional information and guestbook are may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.