Hopatcong, NJ Mrs. Jean A Kautzmann, 79, passed away on February 6, 2017 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover with her son and daughter by her side. She was born in Florham Park and grew up in Cedar Knolls before moving to Succasunna. She moved to Hopatcong in 1980. She was a machine operator at Jace Precision in Morristown and enjoyed gardening, cooking, while being very devoted to her children and grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her daughter Laura Kautzmann in 2004, her grandson Michael Kautzmann in 2009, 2 brothers and a sister; William Wintermute, Jeff Wintermute, and Pat Nemeth. She is survived by her son George Kautzmann, with whom she lived in Hopatcong, and Brenda (and Larry) Isherwood of Succasunna, 2 grandchildren; Amy (and Jay) Boesner of Flanders and Matthew Isherwood of Morristown. She also leaves her 6 brothers and sisters; (twin) Janet Henderson, Josiah Wintermute, Kathleen Wiedele, John Wintermute, Marie Farley, and Cindy Eckhoff.
Private arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com). The family will be making arrangements for a private celebration of life gathering at a later date.