November 6, 1943 - August 27, 2021
CROSWELL- Joseph John Kautz, age 77, a resident of Croswell passed away at his home on Friday, August 27, 2021. He was born on November 6, 1943, in Croswell, a son of the late Michael and Anna (Eichhorn) Kautz. Joe married Diane L. Quinlan on October 16, 1965, in Peck. She preceded him in death on May 8, 2020. Joe was a lifelong area farmer and carpenter. He was a longtime member of the former St. Patricks Catholic Church in Croswell, where he volunteered his time and talents as a carpenter, building and repairing things around the church. He also served as an usher for many years. Joe was happiest when he was at home on the farm. He is survived by his five children, Sheila (David) Ruczynski of Riley Center, Marcella (Mark) Mirgon of Midland, Ann Marie (Daniel) Markley of Fenton, Patricia (James) Keenihan of Midland and Joseph M. (Stacey) Kautz of Croswell; nine grandchildren, Erin Novak, Annette and Bethany Ruczynski, Molly, Emily and Abigail Kautz, Caleb and Sophia Markley and Alaina Keenihan; four brothers, Michael Kautz, Jonathan Kautz, Mark Kautz and James Kautz; three sisters, Joann Bell, Mary Barnhill and Regina Harrison; several nieces and nephews. Joe was preceded in death by an infant brother, Mark and a sister, Elizabeth Cosley. Visitation will be from 2-8 P.M. on Sunday at the Pomeroy Funeral Home in Croswell. Rosary Devotions will be held at 7 P.M. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Graveside Services will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday at the Mt. Hope Catholic Cemetery in Croswell. Fr. Donald J. Eppenbrock of the Ave Maria Parish will officiate. Interment will follow the service. Memorials in memory of Joe may be made to the Cancer Research Institute at www.cancerresearch.org.
CROSWELL- Joseph John Kautz, age 77, a resident of Croswell passed away at his home on Friday, August 27, 2021. He was born on November 6, 1943, in Croswell, a son of the late Michael and Anna (Eichhorn) Kautz. Joe married Diane L. Quinlan... View Obituary & Service Information
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