Jere "Butch" Prusynski
March 31, 1944 - May 4, 2017
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
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Butch Prusynski, a friend to many in the car world, died peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the age of 73. Butch was born in Wisconsin Rapids on March 31, 1944, son of the late Frank and Ruth (Phaneuf) Prusynski. He entered the military in 1961, and served until 1965, mostly in the motor…

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Diane Norman-Cusick left a message on May 9, 2017:
Big family, as we all know, and when you're not in Whisky Rapids it's hard to stay in touch. When Butch was in Reno it was great to be around him. I always felt important around him. He was funny and positive and fun, and yes, of course he fixed my car. When my Dad died he was the only person to see my brother and I and he brought great memories and a sense of family with him that Jim and I needed. God Bless and thank you Uncle Butch! Thank you for leaving me with smile.
Peter Pandow left a message on May 9, 2017:
Will always remember what a treat it was when I got home from school and would see the Army truck on the street. That meant uncle Butch was here for a short visit. He would always light up a room. Will miss you!
Karen Smolarek left a message on May 7, 2017:
My first memory of Uncle Butch was how handsome he was. He reminded me of a young Elvis. We didn't get a chance to see him often, but when we did, he was always glad to see us. I guess he's in a better place now, but I wish he could have had a few more 'good' years. RIP Uncle Butch.
Paula (Inski) left a message on May 6, 2017:
Dad, I will miss you dearly. I am gonna miss the way you always called me Inski I wish we had more time to share memorie as we always did. Rest in paradise with Frankie. I'm sure you two will have fun. I love you.
Chris (Animal) Greenwood left a message on May 6, 2017:
RIP my friend, the times we had at DJ'S in Kaukauna. No better friend to have, again RIP.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Renee Geiger left a message on May 6, 2017:
Butch was someone that was always smiling and it was a great joy to see him. Everyone has one thing in life that just speaks to them. For Butch, that was cars. It's rare that we get to do what we love. And he did. He will be dearly missed.
Barb Geiger left a message on May 5, 2017:
When you went to visit Butch you would go straight to the garage (he was almost never in the house). You could ask him ANYTHING about cars. I just loved listening to him talk over a can of beer. Butch had a really interesting life with lots of great stories. I miss him.
Bonnie left a message on May 5, 2017:
Butch was a great guy...easy to talk to and I loved his stories. I will take a ride in my convertible and feel the wind in my hair. And I will absolutely enjoy the ride :) RIP buddy
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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