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Arnold J. Zautke

Obituary for Arnold J. Zautke

December 20, 1936 - June 30, 2019
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 82

Loving Husband, Dad and Grandpa


Arnold "Jack" J. Zautke, 82, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, July 9th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. The memorial service for Jack will begin at the funeral home at 12 p.m. (noon) with Rev. Kyle Witek officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Beaver Dam American Legion Post #146.

Arnold was born the son of Arnold and Alice (Preston) Zautke on December 20, 1936 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was a 1956 graduate of Madison East High School. Arnold was a proud US Marine veteran, where he received extensive training and served his county as a sniper in Vietnam. On May 18, 2013, he was united in marriage with Julie Robinson in Randolph.

Jack was employed as a foreman for the Local 464. He was a member of the Laborers Union for 50 years. He was a member of Edgewood Community Church Beaver Dam Campus, where he served as a greeter. Jack always volunteered to help people any way he could. He enjoyed hunting big game, deer, and going fishing. He liked weightlifting at the Dodge County YMCA.

Jack will be deeply missed by his wife; Julie, 2 daughters; Liz (Chase) Clontz and Laura (Terry) Jausoro both of Palmer, Alaska, 2 grandsons; CJ Clontz and John Jausora, stepson; Jacesohn Robinson of Beaver Dam, his sisters; Gloria Marble of Middleton and Beth (Chris) Collins of New Mexico, former wife; Cathy Zautke of Madison, and special friend Kenny Clevanger of Columbus. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a child in infancy, sister; Carolyn and his brothers; Jimmy and Bobby.

Memorial donations in Jack's name may be made to Edgewood Community Church Beaver Dam Campus.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. To make an online condolence or for more information visit

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