Age 95, of the City of Tonawanda, April 25, 2018. Husband of 68 years of Martha A. (nee Strothmann) Butz who died in 2010; father of Barry E. (Connie) Butz and Jeffrey L. Butz; grandfather of Craig A., Mark E. (Kate Ogden), Nicole (Troy Blake) Butz and the late Jeffrey A. Butz; great-grandfather of Haydin and Rowan Butz and Leo Hellyer and Leo’s mothers Shannon Rinzler and Karen Hellyer; brother-in-law of Dorothy Strothmann; son of the late Edward and Elizabeth Butz and brother of the late Frederick and Mildred Butz. Edwin was a US Army Air Corps Veteran serving in Europe. He had been employed by the City of Tonawanda Post Office and was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and Tonawandas’ Post 264 American Legion. The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, May 1st from 2-3 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda, where a Memorial Service will be conducted at 3PM following the visitation. Everyone welcome. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 265 Flaconer St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120.
Redeemer Lutheran Church
265 Flaconer St, North Tonawanda NY 14120