Obit: Butterbrodt, William E. (1913 - 2005)

Contact: Audrey Roedel


----Sources: Loyal TRG 19 October 2005

Butterbrodt, William E. (27 DEC 1913 - 11 OCT 2005)

William E. Butterbrodt, 91, Loyal, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Neillsville Memorial Home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Loyal United Methodist Church, The Rev. Paul Dekker officiated. Burial was in the Loyal City Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Denise Kallas, Christopher Kallas, Troy Butterbrodt, Heather Butterbrodt, Blake Knickelbein and Bryce Knickelbein.

William Ernest Butterbrodt was born on Dec. 27, 1913, in Burnett Junction, Dodge County, to Alvin and Bertha (nee Rau) Butterbrodt. When he was 5 years old, the family moved to a farm southeast of Greenwood, where he attended the Prosperity country school and Greenwood High School. He married Luella C. Young on April 25, 1942, at the Methodist Church in Loyal. They celebrated 63 years of marriage this past April. They farmed west of Loyal for 58 years, moving into the city of Loyal in 2000. He also had been employed by Northside Elevator and Green Thumb. He was a member of the Loyal United Methodist Church and Clark County Farm Bureau, serving as vice president and director. He enjoyed watching TV, reading, bird watching, bird watching, working in the woods, and playing cards. He especially enjoyed visits with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Luella, Loyal; one son, Charles (Dianne) Butterbrodt, Spencer; one daughter, Janet (Dennis) Knickelbein, Oshkosh; four grandchildren, Denise (Christopher) Kallas, Milwaukee, Troy (Heather) Butterbrodt, Greenwood, Blake Knickelbein, Oshkosh and Bryce Knickelbein, Oshkosh; four great-grandchildren, Sophia Kallas, Milwaukee, Niko Kallas, Milwaukee, Nathan Butterbrodt, Greenwood, and Georgia Butterbrodt, Greenwood; and one sister, Beverly (Thomas) Stirmel, Eau Claire.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Allison Butterbrodt; three sisters, Irene Hepner, Loraine Brown and Dahlia Susa.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal assisted the family with arrangements.



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