On Friday, December 18, 2020, Lee R. Stutzman loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord at the age of 79.
Lee was born on March 22, 1941, in Milwaukee, WI to Raymond and Irma Stutzman. He was a Master Electrician for Andrae Electric and Milsco Manufacturing until his retirement from the trade. He then continued his work as a maintenance manager at Olympus Flag and Banner.
He was married to Marie Stutzman (nee Salamone) for 53 years and together they raised two children, Gina and Craig.
Lee had a passion for bird watching and loved to paint landscapes. Throughout the years, he combined his two favorite hobbies to create extraordinary art pieces. His paintings and sculptures were much admired by family and friends alike. Lee was also a lover of the outdoors and enjoyed biking, hiking, golfing and canoeing. His love of music was passed on to his children. Lee was known for his kind and easy-going spirit. He was always devoted to working hard in all he did, with a deep love and commitment to his family.
Lee is survived by his wife Marie, his two children, Gina Toso (Nathan) and Craig (Laura), his grandchildren Peter, Elizabeth, Andrew, Sophia and Luke, his sister Nancy Knapp (the late Tom) and his brother Roger (Ellen), and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and all his beloved dogs named “Jenny”.
No funeral will take place as Lee and Marie have been diligent in preventing the spread of COVID19. A memorial service will be held at a future time when it is safe for family and friends to gather.