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Willard (Butch) Madetzke, 90

Mar 31, 2008

Ruthven, Iowa — Mr. Willard (Butch) Madetzke, age 90, of Ruthven, formerly of Blue Earth, died March 20, 2008, at the Ruthven Community Care Center, Ruthven.

Funeral services were held March 26, 2008, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Ronald Jobe officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

He was born March 14, 1918, at Elmore, the son of Ernest and Emma (Wiese) Madetzke.

Butch is survived by his daughters: Carna (Larry) Pfeil of Lincoln, Neb., Merna (William) Russell of Goodyear, Ariz. and El Segundo, Calif., his son, Ronald (Dorey) Madetzke of Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Memorials are preferred to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth or to the family for later designation. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com