Edward N “Kutz” Willman-South Milwaukee, WI
November 20, 1933- August 26 2022
Passed away peacefully at his home on Friday August 26, 2022
Edward was born in South Milwaukee to Edward and Sadie (nee: Kasuske). Ed attended St. Mary’s Grade School & South Milwaukee High School class of 1952. Ed married Margaret (Kerber) on October 15, 1955 at St. Mary’s in South Milwaukee.
Most of you know Edward as Kutz, or Kutzie, his nick-name since childhood.
Edward worked for the City of South Milwaukee and the South Milwaukee Board of Education. Ed was a proud veteran of the US Navy Construction Battalion-SeaBees. He was very handy and could fix anything. Kutz was always willing to lend a helping hand to a friend or neighbor.
Edward was a fan of auto racing and worked on many race cars over the years. He also enjoyed gardening, duck hunting, fishing and watching Wisconsin sports.
Edward and Marge have spent last 25 years wintering in North Fort Myers Florida. They have enjoyed the sunshine, played cards, and gathered with friends at Tropic Terrace.
Kutz is survived by his beloved wife of almost 67 years, Margaret (Nee Kerber), father of Michael (Mary) Willman, Susan Sokol. Proud Grandfather to Sarah (Josh) Pomerleau, Emily (Matthew) Madden, Anthony Willman, Andrew and David Sokol. Loving Great-Grandpa to Emmy, Leonard, JJ, Mila and Johnny. Further survived by Sister -in -law Barbara (Ellis) Schmidt and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his sister Elnora (Charles) Wesley, sister- in -laws Joan (Ken) Marks, Catherine Kerber, and bother- in- law John (Patricia) Kerber.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, September 9,2022 in Divine Mercy Catholic Church 800 Marquette Ave, South Milwaukee, WI at 11:00 A.M. The family will receive guests on Friday, September 9,2022 in the church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service. Inurnment will follow services at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. Military honors will follow the service. In Lieu of flowers memorials to Divine Mercy Parish appreciated. Kutz will definitely be missed but the memories and his stories will sustain us for the rest of our lives.