John R. Kautz, Sr.

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, Dec. 23 11:00 AM
Died: Dec. 18, 2021
John R. Kautz, Sr., 95, of Boyertown, widower of Ruth E. (Satko) Kautz, passed away on Saturday at Chesnut Knoll, Boyertown.

Born in Lititz, PA, he was a son of the late John E. Kautz and the late Alice (Moore) Kautz.

John was a mechanic for the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., Pottstown, until they closed in 1981. He then worked as a mechanic at the Waste Water Treatment Plant, Houston, TX for fourteen years, retiring in 1994.

He served in the Army during World War II, and was an avid fisherman.

He is survived by a son, John R. Kautz, Jr., Sassamansville; two daughters, Suzanne wife of Rev. Robert H. Gresh, Stevens, PA, Kathleen Kautz, Egg Harbor Twp., NJ; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Elliott, and a great granddaughter Caitlyn Tilghman.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Thursday December 23, 2021 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park. There will be a viewing Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury