Rev Alfred Otto Pautsch

Rev Alfred Otto Pautsch

Birth
East Peoria, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Jan 2000 (aged 74)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Plot Bronze Section; Row A #77
Memorial ID 35898238 · View Source
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Pastor Alfred O. Pautsch, 74, of Rockford, died Jan. 1, 2000, in his residence. Born May 10, 1925, in East Peoria, son of Pastor Edward and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Pautsch. Lived in Athens from age 3 until 18. Married Ingrid Neteland on July 4, 1949, in Riverside. Veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy for three years. Graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in 1951. He served churches in Waverly, Marshfield, Wis., Ida Grove, Iowa, and DeWitt, Iowa. Retired from parish ministry in July 1992. The passion of his ministry was to share the Good News that God loved the world so much that He sent his Son Jesus to die for our sins. In retirement he worked for the Salvation Army for three years and for Rockford Rescue Mission for four years. He has preached in various pulpits in the area, participated in chapel services at Fairhaven Retirement Center and taught Sunday school classes at First Evangelical Free Church. Survivors include wife, Ingrid daughters, Ruth Burge of Crownsville, Md., and Lois White of Edgewater, Md. sons, David of Davenport, Iowa, Mark of Woodbury, Minn., and Joel of Severna Park, Md. 26 grandchildren one great-grandchild and brothers, Art of Columbus, Ohio, and Walter of Chicago. Predeceased by parents. His funeral was held on Jan. 5, at First Evangelical Free Church, with Prof. Brad Soenksen of Lutheran Brethren Seminary and Pastor Howard Lanphear of the church officiating. Private graveside services at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Honquest Family Funeral Services Inc., North Mulford Chapel, 4205 N. Mulford Road.

Rev. Pautsch's grandson, Jason was killed in action in Iraq in 2009.


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  • Created by: Sue
  • Added: 15 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35898238
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Alfred Otto Pautsch (10 May 1925–1 Jan 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35898238, citing Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 46778782) .