D. Jane Butzler(1921 - 2012)

Butzler, D. Jane

D. Jane Butzler, 91, of Fond du Lac, died Wednesday morning, October 3, 2012 at the St. Francis Home where she resided for almost five years. She was born January 14, 1921 in Fond du Lac, the only child of Stanley Jaworski and Rose Kierig.

Jane is a graduate of Fond du Lac High School and attended Oshkosh Teachers College. On November 14, 1945 she married Jack Butzler. They lived in Madison for forty years before retiring to the St. Peter area.

Jane worked in the communication industry, first for the telephone company and later for a radio station in Madison.

Gandma "Janie" was happiest hosting neighborhood "round-ups" in Madison and Sunday Night family dinner parties. She loved to read.

Jane is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Jerry) Kraus of St. Peter and their four children, Jak (Lisa) Kraus of Neenah, Tom (Kim) Kraus of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Katy (John) Koenigs of Glendale, Peter (Monique) Kraus of Jackson; seven great-grandchildren, Jack, Kayla, and Kierstin Kraus, Aiden Rubino, Lucas and Jonas Koenigs, Dallas Kraus; brother-in-law, Jerry (Marge) Butzler; other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Jack her husband in 2006, sister-in-law Dorothy (Harry) Huhn.

Visitation: The family will receive relatives and friends at the St. Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett Street, Fond du Lac, on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 1:00 to 1:30 PM.

Services: At 1:30 PM on Thursday, October 11, a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Francis Home Chapel. Cremation has taken place and interment will be at St. Charles Cemetery, Taycheedah.

Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com


Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Oct. 4, 2012