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Mrs. Mary BUTTS

Monday, Dec. 27,1971


Mrs. Mary Butts, 88, of 704 Maiden Lane, Shawano, died Friday, Dec. 24, after being in ill health for several years. She was the former Mary Kazda, daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Kazda, and was born Sept. 7,1883 in Oconto. She was married to William C. Butts on April 10, 1907 in Menominee, Mich. He preceded her in death on July 26, 1945. She was a house wife and they farmed at Leopolis after their marriage. In 1967 she moved to Shawano to make her home with her son Earl. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran church of Leopolis and St. John's Ladies Aid.

Survivors are; daughters, Ethel, Mrs. Emil Reinke; Sylvia, Mrs. Edmund Gast and Pearl, Mrs. Russell Ringel, all of Shawano; and 2 sons, Harry Butts of Bowler and Earl Butts of Shawano; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, John Kazda of Shawano; Matt Kazda of Menasha; and Pat Kazda of Kingsford, Mich., 2 daughters (?sisters) Barbara, Mrs. Frank Doscasel of Bowler and Mrs. Magdalene Maher of Leopolis. Six grandchildren, 2 sisters and 2 brothers preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 27, at St John's Lutheran church in Leopolis and burial was in St. John's cemetery.