April 3, 1944-July 23, 2005
Funeral services for James Puetz will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, July 23rd, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early with burial at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery under the direction of the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Friday July 22nd, at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m.
James H. Puetz, age 61, of Wichita, Kansas and formerly of Early, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Via Christi Saint Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Jim was born on April 3, 1944, in Storm Lake, the son of Ralph H. and Angeline T. (Schulte) Puetz. He grew up on the family farm at Early and graduated from Sacred Heart School. He furthered his education at Parks Aeronautical Institute of Technology, which is associated with the University of St. Louis.
He was employed at the Boeing Air Craft Company for the past 37 years.
Survivors include his mother Ange Puetz of Early; daughter Crystal Foreshee with the U.S. Air Force in Texas; two brothers: Joseph and wife Karla Puetz of Early and Donald Puetz of Des Moines, Iowa; brother-in-law Drake Rittenhouse of Mentor, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
His father Ralph Puetz and sister Ann Rittenhouse preceded Jim in death.