Gerry R. Buettner
June 21, 1952 - January 10, 2023
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New Berlin, WI 53151
Saturday 1/21, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Krause Funeral Home New Berlin
12401 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151
Saturday 1/21, 4:00 pm
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In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Royal Family Kids Camp, Hartland. Any monies gifted at the funeral will be donated to Royal Family Kids Camp in Gerry’s honor.

Buettner, Gerry R. Peacefully finished the race on January 10, 2023. Age 70. Beloved husband of Nancy N. (Bowen) Buettner. Loving father of Becky (Tony) Breitrick, Kevin (Corie) Buettner, Sara (Steve) Pakula and Casey (Rachel) Buettner. Grandfather of Isaac (Emily), Caleb, Beatrice, Ella, Emily, Elijah, Natalie, Natalie, Rose, Noah, Jahyda, Sami, Casey, Jr., Laleha and…

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Christine Birchbauer left a message on January 21, 2023:
I am sorry for your loss, My prayers are with you and your family. He put up a good fight. But he is in a special place. I was told once that he didn't leave you he just went to find a new home for his family when it is your time.
Dennis Olla left a message on January 19, 2023:
Gerry fought the “Good Fight”, he finished the race, he kept the faith. He’s HOME
Peter and Patricia Wilbur left a message on January 18, 2023:
So many memories come flooding back. From the time Gerry and I first met through our older sisters, Ann and Margie, growing up in West Allis, through losing touch when I left the Milwaukee area for my work, Gerry remained to be one of my oldest and greatest friends. We use to take guitar lessons and play together in his basement. A few years later we'd go to area bars and listen to live music (drink a little). I remember when he began working at NAPA(for Nancy's dad), Gerry would get me to help him close up before he/we would head to Mama Mia's to eat late night pizza while he made advances on a pretty little waitress (Nancy)! Fortunately, we married our respective better halves and high school sweethearts. Gerry was a groomsman at our wedding. I distinctly recall a trip the four of us took to New Orleans but the details remain a little sketchy. My one regret is not rekindling our friendship after returning to Milwaukee, 16 year later. All our love to you, Nancy and your family. God Bless. Peter
Randy Kassa left a message on January 17, 2023:
It is hard to believe this great guy is gone. Met Gerry in high school and he was hard not to like. He had an enviable smile and demeanor. Just the best human being. It has been years since we talked but I will always remember him fondly. His family was blessed to have him as long as they did. To Nancy and family, it must be impossible to loose such a treasure. I know his soul has always been in the right place!
Julia Outlaw left a message on January 15, 2023:
Our sincere and heartfelt sympathies to the Buettner family. Please know that Gerry will be missed and prayers are with you all! Love, Vince and Julia
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Donna Hodous left a message on January 14, 2023:
Nancy and family, I send prayers for comfort and peace each day. I have many memories of Gerry -the Becker clan was large and was a wonderful force of nature. I have many memories of both Gerry and Nancy individually over the years, but the most vivid memory I have is of the two of you together. I remember watching the two of you dance at family events…I was so taken at how smoothly, effortlessly and beautifully the two of you covered the floor. Honestly! I still see you both in my minds eye… it was really something special to watch and made a lasting impression on me. I know it was a snapshot of a very wonderful relationship. Gerry is home, free and whole. He was a really good and faithful man. I just wanted to share that. I wish you all The Lord’s peace.
Jenny Hall left a message on January 14, 2023:
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are for your family during this challenging time. Love, the Halls- Brian, Jenny (Zugel), Rachel and Matthew.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
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