THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: December 26, 2018
Roger Pautz, 57, of Oconto Falls, passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, Dec. 15, 2018, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.
Born Sept. 4, 1961 in Sobieski, to Perry and Elaine (Schwartz) Pautz, he graduated from Pulaski High School in 1979 and was a proud to be a third generation dairy farmer. He also drove gravel truck, milk truck, over-the-road semi and school bus for the Pulaski Community School District. He also helped neighbors with snowplowing and was currently employed with Hugo Trucking in Sobieski.
He enjoyed shooting pool and darts, bowling, was an all-around handyman, liked tinkering with parts and motors, always liked having something to do and spent time outdoors as much as possible.
He is survived by three daughters, Candace (Cory) Kocken, DePere, Sonia (Thomas) Roth, Waukesha and Heather (Brandon) Honzik, Oconto Falls; three grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jean Pautz, Sobieski; his friend and former wife, Kim Leitzke, Manitowoc; nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and many friends.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Amanda Rae and two brothers, Bruce and Russell.
Friends called at Marnocha Funeral Home in Pulaski on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m., with Rev. Lloyd Luedeman officiating. Burial will be in the Town of Chase Cemetery in Spring.