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Donald John ButtsSeptember 2, 1948 ~ January 13, 2018 (age 69)
Donald John Butts
Donald J. Butts, age 69, of Kimberly, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Saturday, January 13, 2018. He was born in Oregon, Wisconsin on September 2, 1948, son of the late Maurice and Eileen Butts. On July 18, 1970, Don married Donna Habeck.
Don attended school in Oregon, Wisconsin and studied welding at MATC in Madison. He worked at Stainless Tank and Equipment in Cottage Grove and retired from Kimberly Clark. Don was currently working for Kobussen Buses part time. He enjoyed driving bus and the kids he drove. Don also enjoyed drawing, reading, NASCAR, a good drive, and his grandchildren.
Don is survived by his wife, Donna; his children: Theresa (Jeff) Porto and Michael (Penny) Butts; grandchildren: Mikenna Buchinger and Paige Butts; a brother, David (Diane) Butts; a sister-in-law, Diane Butts; and other family members and friends.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Eileen, and a brother, Daniel Butts.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home, N3972 Columbia Ave., Freedom. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.