Thomas A Puetz, 69, of Pinto Place in Louisburg, North Carolina died Thursday, February 4, 2010 in North Carolina.
He was born August 3, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Jordan and Mary Buczynski Puetz. He graduated from St. Nazian High School and attended the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee for a few years. From 1961 to 1965 he served in the United States Air Force. On August 24, 1963 he married Santina “Sally” Campione. For many years they lived on S. Colonial Pkwy in Saukville.
Tom worked as a lab technician for Square D in Milwaukee. When Square D moved their operations to Raleigh, North Carolina in 1991, he moved with them. He worked for Square D for 35 years, retiring in 2002.
Shortly after his retirement they returned to Sheboygan to be near family in the warmer months and wintered in North Carolina. He enjoyed spending time with his family which included camping in Elcho, Wisconsin, fishing with the kids and hunting.
He is survived by his wife Sally, children Chris Karrels of Saukville, Kathy (Duane) Arendt of Port Washington, Marie (Allan) Arendt of Adell, Joe (Jammie) Puetz of Cuba City, Wisconsin and Mark Puetz. Further survived by grandchildren Haley Karrels, Bradley Karrels, Jonathan Arendt, Noah Arendt, Allan Arendt III, Jordan Arendt, Rebecca Arendt, Elizabeth Puetz, Nicholas Puetz, James Puetz, Samantha Puetz, William Puetz and Talan Puetz, sister Carol (Tom) Weiland of Green Bay, Wisconsin, other relatives and friends.
Fr. Patrick Wendt will officiate funeral services 7 pm Friday, February 12, 2010 at the funeral home. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Sheboygan. Visitation 4 – 7 pm Friday at the funeral home.