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Keith “Freddy” Beutel
Keith “Freddy” Beutel

BELLEVILLE – Keith “Freddy” Beutel, age 70, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on September 27, 1949 in Monroe the son of Heinz and Dorothy (Whitehead) Beutel. Freddy graduated from Belleville High School in 1967. On July 29, 1978 he was united in marriage to Anna May Saxer at the First United Church of Christ in Belleville. Freddy drove ready mix truck for Lycon, Inc. until going to work for the Dane County Highway Department until retiring in 2017. He also served on the Belleville Fire Department for 21 years. Freddy enjoyed going “Up North” to bear hunt, 4-wheel, and spend time at the cabin. He was also always up for a cold one especially at Packer and Badger parties and when watching NASCAR. Most of all Freddy cherished his family and times with them, including teaching his grandchildren life skills and attending their school and sports activities.

Freddy is survived by his wife Anna May, mother Dorothy Beutel, daughters Kimberly (Rick) Sies and Amanda Beutel, son-in-law Peter Bigler, grandchildren Dylan (Kami) Bigler, Cody (Melinda) Bigler, Colton Bigler, Amber and Aimee Sies, and Noah and Leah Hatlevig, and great-grandchildren Blake and Aubrey Bigler. He is further survived by his siblings Kurt (Laura) Beutel and Vickie (Stan) Puterbaugh, sisters-in-law Debra Merrill and Jennifer (Bob) Arnsdorf, brothers-in-law Randy Saxer and Kim Saxer, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Heinz.

A private memorial service will be held at the Becker-Beal Funeral Home in Belleville with the Rev. Laura Kolden officiating.

A Celebration of Freddy’s Life will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank Dr. Mayhew and the staffs of UW-Health Belleville Family Medicine, UW Carbone Cancer Center, and Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. for the kind and compassionate care given.

The Becker-Beal Funeral Home of Belleville is assisting the family.

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