Elmer Koutz

Dates

April 13, 1935 - December 9, 2007

Obituary

 

Elmer Koutz, 72, Ethan, SD died Sunday, December 9, 2007 at Avera Queen Of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 10:00 AM at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Ethan. Visitation will be from 6-8PM Tuesday evening at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

 

Elmer Calvin Koutz was born April 13, 1935 in Baltimore, MD, to Elmer and Anna (Karbowski)  Koutz. He grew up and attended schools in Baltimore. He served in the US Air Force for five years. For 30 years he was employed at Westinghouse Corporation as a Radar Technician traveling throughout the United States and Canada.  On October 7, 1966 he married Violet Pierson Freidel at Gettysburg, SD. He retired in 1992 and moved to Ethan. He was an avid football and baseball fan and enjoyed fishing and model trains.

 

He is survived by his wife Violet, five children: Kristine Geissler and husband, Dennis, of Burlington, WA, Dennis Freidel and wife, Georgia of Prescott, WI, Lloyd Freidel and wife, Mary of Rapid City, SD, Leanna Martin and husband, Gregg of Prescott, WI, Stella Kirby of Roswell, NM; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; one sister, Alma Sullivan of Baltimore, MD; one brother, Raymond Koutz and wife, Patricia of Baltimore, MD and one brother-in law, Henry Blake of Baltimore, MD. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Una Blake and one brother-in-law, Blaine Sullivan. 


Visitation(s)

Date
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Time
10:00 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery
Ethan, South Dakota


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