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John Rutt

September 11, 1938 — July 3, 2022

John Rutt, age 83, passed on Sunday, July 3, 2022, with his wife and sister by his side.

John was born on November 11, 1938, in Milwaukee, WI to Sylvester and Florence (Rozga) Rutt.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee. He married Karen Remington in 1986 in Wausau, WI. He enjoyed Lionel Trains and going on road trips.

John is preceded in death by his parents and a brother Steven.

Survivors include his wife Karen, his children; Laura (Peter) Schwalbach, David (Charlene) Rutt, and Steven (Terri Fischer) Rutt, his stepchildren, Michelle (Bruce) Holzem, Cindy (Allan) Cherek, and Daniel (Betty) Drewek, 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and a sister Priscilla Rutt.

A private memorial service will be held. Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared to the family on

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