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Willard Albert "Willy" Kautz
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1927
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2010
Kane County
Illinois, USA

Willard A. "Willy" Kautz, 83, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1927, in Geneva, to Albert G. and Mabel I. Kautz. Willy attended St. Charles Schools and graduated in 1946. He served in the Army with tours in Europe and stateside. In 1957, he was united in marriage to his wife, Lorraine Schuett at Grace Lutheran Church, in Glen Ellyn. In 1991, he retired from Fermi Lab in Batavia as senior purchasing supervisor after 23 years of service. He was an avid golfer and after his retirement, he was a golf ranger at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles for 10 years. He was longtime active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles, a member of the West Chicago Legion Post #300 and the St. Charles Masonic Lodge Unity #48 AF & AM. Mr. Kautz is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lorraine; three children, Julie (Damian "Dutch") Brown, James (Christine) and Marcia (David) Nelson, all of Geneva; and six grandchildren, Natalie and Christopher Brown, Tyler and Hannah Kautz, and Martha and Grace Nelson. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Mark. AS funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Charles, with Rev. Mark Larson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Geneva. Visitation will be Sunday, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State St. (Route 38), Geneva. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 3850, St. Charles, IL 60174 or the Delnor Community Hospital Healthcare Foundation, 300 Randall Road, Geneva, IL 60134. For information, call 630-232-7337 or visit

[Published in The Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), Friday, November 12, 2010] 
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  Albert G. Kautz (1900 - 1977)
  Mabel I. Bartelt Kautz (1903 - 1970)
  Mark William Kautz (1963 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block F, Lot 111
Created by: DESchuett
Record added: Nov 11, 2010
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Willard Albert Willy Kautz
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