Susan J. Buttke, 79, Wausau, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Benedictine Living Community, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, Wausau.
She was born February 9, 1943 in Minnesota, daughter of the late Henry and Rose (Miller) Ash. On November 28, 1964, she married Gary Buttke in Wausau. He survives.
Susan worked as a beautician in the Wausau area for many years. She was a member of the Wausau Elks Lodge #248 and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. Among her favorite pastimes, she was an avid bridge player, enjoyed vacationing in Florida with Nancy, shopping, spending time with her grandchildren and watching her son’s and grandson’s play ball.
Survivors include, her husband, Gary; two children, Scott Buttke, Wausau and Curtis (Renea) Buttke, Weston; three grandchildren, Zachary (Calie) Berg and their kids, Shania, Chloe and Autumn, Andy Buttke and his kids, Landyn, Graysyn and Emersyn, and John Buttke; many other relatives and friends further survive.
A celebration of Susan’s life will be held at a later date.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com