Larry W. Butzin, age 65, of Waupaca, was reunited with his wife in heaven on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
He was born in Milwaukee on December 16, 1951, the son of William and Lucille (Becker) Butzin. Larry was united in marriage to Gail Shelton on March 4, 1972, and they celebrated 42 years together before her passing on January 9, 2015. He enjoyed off road racing, motor sports, going to the cabin up north, but above all, he loved time with his family.
He will be deeply missed by his children: Becky (James) Keilty of Waupaca, Clint (Kesha) Butzin of Almond, and Luke (Sara) Butzin of Waupaca; grandchildren: Avriel, Joe, David and Tara Keilty; Brianna, MacKenzie, Eryn, Triston and Ryan Butzin; Brooklyn and Alexander Butzin; great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary (Jerry) Deuman of Amherst and Carol (Dave) Makuski of Ogdensburg; as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail; parents; and a brother, Michael.
The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12 noon at the Maple Crest Funeral Home, followed by burial and military honors at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in the town of Dayton. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.