Allen E. Naatz, 92, of Watertown, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019.
A private service will be held at a later date. Memorials, if desired, may be directed to Concord Methodist Church or a charity of one's choice. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com
Allen Edwin Naatz was born on Oct. 30, 1926, to Edwin and Ilda (nee Schuett) Naatz in Farmington. He attended Johnson Creek High School. Allen joined the National Guard, Company L, 127th Infantry. On Oct. 11, 1952, Allen married the former Mary Ann Bruhn at Concord Methodist Church in Concord. Allen worked at Ladish Malt in Jefferson for 38 years. He was a member of the Watertown Musicians Union and Concord Methodist Church. He was a talented accordion player, and was part of the band Good Old Boys and Duo of Ward and Allen. He was an avid sportsman, especially raccoon hunting and trapping. He also enjoyed watching the Brewers, Bucks and Packers.
Allen is survived by his children, Thomas (Ginny) Naatz of Watertown and Melody Naatz of Land O' Lakes; grandchildren Aaron (Lauren) Naatz of Racine and Abigail (Ray) Mode of Minneapolis, Minnesota; great-grandchildren Liam, Norah, Hannah, Ada and Ira; as well as nieces, other relatives, and friends.
Allen was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brother Charles and sister-in-law Marlene Naatz. Allen was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
The family would like to thank Eagle View Manor and Rainbow Hospice for the care they had provided.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service
611 E. Main St. Watertown