May 10, 1952 - November 15, 2008
Born: May 10, 1952
Place of Birth: Kenosha, Wisconsin
Death: November 15, 2008
Place of Death: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Memorial donations can be made to Milwaukee Humane Society
Donald R. Kautzer, 56, of Milwaukee,WI passed away Saturday, November 15, 2008 at his residence.
Born on May 10, 1952 in Kenosha, WI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Alfrieda (Carroll) Kautzer. Don attended local schools and was a graduate of Tremper High School.
Don moved to Milwaukee,WI in 1991 and was employed as a Service Manager for Brookfield Pontiac GMC.
Don had an amazing connection with animals. He was extremely generous with family and friends, and was always there when someone needed something. He used his humor to make people smile. Don was also an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
Survivors include his daughter, Tracey (Mike) Kelly of Pontotoc, MS; a brother, James E. (Karen) Kautzer of Detroit, MI; sisters, Betty L. (Vernon) Swanson of Kenosha, Karen (Glenn) Beth of Orlando, FL; and two granddaughters, Shelley and Julie Allen.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Allen, Oliver and Joseph Kautzer and one granddaughter, Emily Brown.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials to the Milwaukee Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.