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OBITUARY: Gerald “Jerry” (Squeaky) Lee Boettcher

Gerald “Jerry” (Squeaky) Lee Boettcher, 81 of Elkhorn, Wis., died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn.

He was born July 30, 1937, in Green Bay, the son of the late Clarence and Lillian “Gadicke” Boettcher. Jerry served in the US Army. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Klug for over 28 years. He retired after working for over 40 years as a pipefitter. He then worked for over 19 years at the Nestlé company in Burlington, Wis. Jerry was a scuba diver, licensed pilot and welder.

Jerry is survived by his life partner of 30 years, Muriel Lake; his three children: Anna Kolb, Tina Boettcher and John Boettcher, all of Green Bay; three grandchildren: Lauren, Tristan and Selamnesh Kolb; nephews: Dale and Jim; nieces: Theresa, Kim and Elizabeth. Jerry is preceded in death by his siblings: Grace, Allen and Joyce (Boettcher) Bartel; and a niece, Linda.

Funeral services will be Wednesday April 10, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 415 Devendorf Street, Elkhorn, WI. Graveside service with military honors will be held on Thursday April 11, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Brillion.

Online guest book is at Arrangements completed by Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory of Elkhorn, Wis.


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