Gregory A. Puetz “Greg”

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Gregory A.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME (9200 S. 27th St. Oak Creek) from 2pm-4pm followed by a service at 4pm.


Gregory A. Puetz “Greg”

Passed peacefully surrounded by his family  on January 18, 2022 at age 66yrs. Beloved husband of Karen (Nee Van Doren). Loving father of Rhonda (John) Weaver, Tammy Murphy (Eric Schmidtke),  Jodi (Dan) Madrigrano, Kelly Puetz, Anthony Puetz and Simba Puetz. Dear grandfather of Brianna, Drake, Rayne, Daniel. Great-grandfather of Adrinna and D’Angelo. Also survived by brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on  Friday, January 28, 2022 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME (9200 S. 27th St. Oak Creek) from 2pm-4pm followed by a service at 4pm. Greg was a proud member of the South Milwaukee Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorials to the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin.


  1. Jodi Madrigrano January 21, 2022 at 1:39 am - Reply

    Dad, I know you won’t read this but I know those who cared for you will. If you know my dad, you know – he loved his wife, his family, fishing and Florida. He led with honesty and integrity and was always willing to lend a hand when needed, because it was the right thing to do. He always had a positive outlook on life even when times got dark, and they did get dark. He worked his fingers to the bone, literally. His work ethic was unmatched. He was a self made man, he had no handouts. As a Dad, he was the king of consistency and even when I pushed (and trust me, I pushed) he was still consistent. His morals and values never wavered. He was never too busy to answer my calls, ever. He was loyal and the best secret keeper. He could talk to anybody about anything. He loved telling a good story. He had no regrets in life and lived life on his terms. He had many interests, many hobbies and many talents. He was good at all of them. He was surrounded by his family when he passed and our hands were on his heart as he took his last breath. I know he didn’t want to go that night and I know he fought like hell to give us that final moment of closure, he knew we would need it. That’s just the kind of guy he was.

    💔 Jodi

  2. Finger Dawn January 21, 2022 at 8:03 am - Reply

    We are so sorry to hear of Greg’s passing.
    May God grant Karen and all family serenity in the difficult days to come.
    Scott Dorgay and Dawn Finger

  3. Krissy Klamrowski January 21, 2022 at 8:47 am - Reply

    Greg was an amazing man and always looked out for me! SMYC will never be the same now that he’s gone, but his legacy will live on forever! Such a hard working, determined, caring soul who was an amazing family friend and one of the best fishing buddies a girl could have! My heart goes out to Karen, Tony, and the rest of children and family! Rest In Paradise Greg and watch over us from above. My next fishing trip will be dedicated to you! Till we meet again buddy!!

  4. Mary Elliott January 21, 2022 at 12:40 pm - Reply

    RIP=Resurrected in Paradise (John 5: 28, 29) hug and prayers for your family’s loss

  5. Athena Jorgensen January 21, 2022 at 8:55 pm - Reply

    Greg, I miss your laugh and conversations we use to have. I have such a soft spot in my heart for you and your family. I’m so glad I got to enjoy time with you all at the club. You will never be forgotten my friend. Heaven is sure lucky to have another Angel. 🙏 RIP

  6. Randy Vena January 22, 2022 at 11:37 am - Reply

    Karen and family

    So sorry to hear of your loss

    Randy Vena Class of 1973

  7. Jan Larson January 23, 2022 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    My deepest sympathy to Karen & family. I am so very sorry for your loss!

  8. Pamela Keith January 23, 2022 at 2:28 pm - Reply

    Karen and Greg are our Florida neighbors.
    Greg will be missed by all who of us down here. He always had a smile for us and just so much fun
    There are no words. Comfort to all of you

  9. Nadine Burckhalter January 25, 2022 at 12:29 pm - Reply

    Rhonda and family, Your father, grandfather, brother, and friend sounds like an amazing man. I pray that God will bring peace and comfort to your hearts. Be safe in your travels.
    Peace be with you,
    Nadine Burckhalter

  10. Jeff Motto February 13, 2022 at 12:37 pm - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Greg and I were friends in High school he was the kind of guy everyone gravitated to, or should I just say easy to like. We went our own ways after that but he was thought of throughout the years.
    He will be missed

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