Clyde Puetz, BrookingsClyde Puetz, 88, Brookings, formerly of Ethan, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at United Retirement Center, Brookings.
Clyde Puetz, 88, Brookings, formerly of Ethan, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at United Retirement Center, Brookings.
He was born on March 1, 1924.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ethan. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Ethan.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, with a 7 p.m. Scripture/rosary service.
Clyde Theodore Puetz was born at Ethan to William and Mary (Grohs) Puetz.
He grew up and attended school at Ethan and graduated from Ethan High School in 1942.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
On Nov. 10, 1962, he married Adeline Hanten at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mitchell.
He farmed at Ethan until his retirement in 1992.
He had been a resident of Brookings since 2011.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Ethan, served on Ethan School Board for many years and was on the ASCS Board.
He served on Davison County Planning Commission and was a longtime member of Ethan American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Addie; three children: Ron Puetz and wife Amy, Volga; Ken Puetz and wife Jill, Salina, Kan.; and Lou Ann Smith and husband Larry, San Jose, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, two brothers: George Puetz and wife Mavis, Britton; and Englebert Puetz and wife Dolores, Marshall, Minn.; two sisters: Devonia Oster of Mitchell; and Bernice Feiner and husband Fran, Ethan; and a brother-in-law, Ted Hanten of Eugene, Ore.
He was preceded in death by two brothers: Harold Puetz and Clarence Puetz; and three sisters: Genevieve Haupt, Barb Bowar and Esther Claseman.
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