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Thomas Butzen

July 1, 1943 — June 29, 2017

Thomas Butzen, of Sheboygan, peacefully passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. He was 73 years old.
Thomas was born July 1, 1943 in Sheboygan, the son of Elmer and Joyce (nee Koehn) Butzen. He graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1961.
Tom started Butzen Contracting 50 years ago, a successful company he was still active in. He took great pride in being a builder and encountering new, challenging projects. The legacy of his work and passion for the construction field began with his grandfather Joseph and father Elmer.
Tom was a member of the Elks Club. For many years, Tom's hobbies included piloting his own planes, traveling, sailing, skiing and many other outdoor activities. Recently, Tom looked forward to going up north to his cabin in Minnesota. His favorite thing to do was spending time with his grandchildren and watching them develop into young adults.
Tom is survived by his children: Robert Butzen, Elizabeth Haneman (fiancé Rick Wolf), both of Sheboygan and Marcy (James) Psichopaidas of Newtown, CT. He is further survived by 4 grandchildren: Christopher and Stephanie Haneman and Paige and Nicholas Psichopaidas, significant other Bonnie Rousse of Sheboygan, siblings: Lucy (Ross) Parisi, Mike (Gail) Butzen, Jim (Renee) Butzen, Tim (Joannie) Butzen and Peter (Rosie) Butzen, many nieces and nephews, mother of his children Lynda Sykes-Butzen, other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his son Tommy Butzen Jr., his parents Elmer and Joyce, and his nephew David Butzen.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30AM on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral and Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St. in Sheboygan. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30-11:30. He will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Sheboygan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staffs of Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, Aurora Medical Center-Grafton and Coulis Cardiology for their compassionate care.

Visitation
Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:30 AM 7/1/2017 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 7/1/2017 11:30:00 AM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Funeral Service
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:30 AM 7/1/2017 11:30:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/1/2017 12:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Graveside
Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:15 PM 7/1/2017 12:15:00 PM - 12:30 PM 7/1/2017 12:30:00 PM
Calvary Cemetery

902 North Ave
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Calvary Cemetery
902 North Ave Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
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