Erwin G. Bullette
1924 - 2021
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Erwin G. Bullette

Mayville - Erwin G. Bullette, age 97, of Mayville, formerly of Horicon, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at The Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

A private family funeral service will take place at the Koepsell Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with a burial and military honors to follow at the Brandon Cemetery in Brandon.

Erwin was born the son of Charles and Mable (Yerk) Bullette on February 13, 1924 in Racine, WI. In 1942 Erwin joined the US Army Air Corps and served until 1946. Erwin served his country as a medic in the western pacific and served in Guam, Sipan island, and Iwo Jima. He then moved backed to Racine. He was united in marriage to Elaine J. Petak on June 25, 1949 in Racine. Erwin served as a Wisconsin State Trooper from 1956-1977 and then went on to become the Horicon Police Department Chief from 1977- 1986. In his spare time, Erwin enjoyed hunting and the outdoors and he was also a master gardener. He was a member of the Mayville United Methodist Church.

Erwin is survived by his daughters- Nancy (Mike) Hron of West Bend, Linda Bullette of Mount Horeb, and Lisa Erens of Northbrook, IL. His son- Timothy Bullette of Mayville. His grandchildren- Rebecca (Cary) Zborovsky, Amanda Bullette, Joshua Bullette, Elizabeth (Brad) Blanchette, Andrew Bullette, Jacqueline Erens, Samuel Erens, and William Erens. His great grandchildren- Logan, Alyssa, Isaac, Hadley, and Sloane. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Elaine in 2018, and brothers Charles and Don.

Special thanks to the staff of The Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac for their care and support shown to Erwin and his family during his stay.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Horicon is serving the family. For online condolences and other information please visit

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Published in Fond du Lac Reporter from Apr. 9 to Apr. 11, 2021.
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April 10, 2021
Erv was my Sergeant went I was a State Trooper. Had a few laughs and had my butt chewed a few times, I deserved it. He was a good man. My condolences to the family.
Bill Kulas
April 10, 2021
Richard Thiemer
April 9, 2021
What a wonderful day to go home to the Lord - Easter Sunday. My deepest sympathies to Erwin's family. May wonderful memories of him bring you peace. A special "hug" for Nancy and Mike, whom I know.
Cindy Gonnering
Cindy Gonnering
April 9, 2021
Rest easy Chief. Thank you for your service to our nation and the community.
Lieutenant Russ Saunders (Ret) Horicon PD
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