Frieda Ellen Puetz, 89, Horicon, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

A funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 1, at 11:30 a.m. at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon.

Frieda was born March 6, 1928, the daughter of Edward and Linda (Schilling) Huettner. She was married to Luverne Puetz on July 3, 1947.

She had been employed at the canning factory for 13 years and had cleaned homes for many years. Frieda was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Horicon. She enjoyed coloring, needlepoint, playing Yahtzee and Chinese checkers. Frieda also loved watching the ducks in the pond at the Manor.

Frieda is survived by her children, Margaret Kastenmeier of Beaver Dam, John (Kathy) Puetz of Sturgeon Bay, and Sallie (Cisco) Oechsner of Burnett; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Edward (Virginia) Huettner of Horicon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Luverne Puetz, on Jan. 1, 1993; her sisters, Marie Huettner, Goldie Bruchert and her twin sister, Elda Lookman; two brothers-in-law, Howard Bruchert and Harold Lookman; and two nephews, Jeffrey Huettner and Howard Bruchert Jr.; and her cat, Pumpkin.

Special thanks to staff at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam for their care and support as well as Hillside Hospice for the care shown to Frieda and her family.

Memorials may be directed to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry in Horicon.

Koepsell Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is serving the family. Online condolences and other information can be found at