March 16, 2016

Pautz, Delmar Clarence

Delmar Pautz, 79, town of Cave Creek, Arizona, passed away suddenly on Sunday morning March 13, 2016. He was born March 1, 1937 in the city of Manitowoc, WI to Clarence and Laura (Ullman). After helping on the family farm, Del enlisted in the Army in 1955. After serving his country in Korea he returned to Wisconsin in 1958, where he met his future wife Mary Jane Piontek, they were married on June 29, 1963. In 2013 Del and Mary Jane celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in Arizona with family and friends. After retiring in 1992, Del and Mary Jane and their feline companion Marshmellow moved to Phoenix in 1995 and finally settled in the beautiful hills of Cave Creek, Arizona. Once in Arizona, Del loved to spend time with family, friends and grandchildren, watch the Green Bay Packers, and create many friendships at the Buffalo Chip Saloon in Cave Creek, AZ. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Jane, his two children, Julie (Joseph) Hemauer, Scottsdale, Arizona, Rick Pautz (special friend Karen Havens), Big Bear Lake, CA, sisters, Marleen Olsen, Denmark, WI, Emogene (Jerry) Larsen, Denmark, WI, Garnette (Darrell) Rukamp, Denmark, WI, brother and sisters-in-laws, Dennis and Barbara Piontek, Green Bay, WI, Melvin and Joyce Piontek, Green Bay, WI, Leonard Piontek (special friend Kay Johnson), Madison, WI, grandchildren, Justin, Samantha and Jared Hemauer all of Scottsdale, AZ, and nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Laura, father and mother-in-law Casimer and Antoinette Piontek, brother-in-law Melvin Olsen and feline companion Marshmellow. Online condolences may be expressed at