Lilly M. Schutz, 97, Poynette

October 5, 2018

Lilly M. Schutz, 97, of Poynette, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.

She was born in the town of Leeds, to Otto and Minnie (Krier) Manthe, on Nov. 23, 1920.

Lilly was united in marriage to Thomas W. Schutz on June 17, 1943. She was a member of Dekorra Lutheran Church. Lilly retired from Graber Manufacturing, Middleton. Mother enjoyed life the most when she and Dad were on the dance floor. She also enjoyed watching the Brewers and playing euchre.

Lilly is survived by her sons, Jerry (Karla) Schutz and Ralph (Marilyn) Schutz; daughters, Ardis (Rick) Dolajeck and Susan Prieve; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; special cousin, Madge Price; and nephew, Don McNicol. Lilly was predeceased by her parents; sister, Frances McNicol; husband, Thomas, on Dec. 14, 1973; and son-in-law, Gerald Prieve on June 3, 1988.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Dekorra Lutheran Church, N3099 Smith Road, Poynette, with the Rev. Michael Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Columbia Health Care Center, especially the caretakers in Willow Court.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette (www.pmmfh.com) is assisting the family.

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