John J. Blatz

John J. Blatz, 85, of Fond du Lac, died on June 28, 2024 at home. He was born August 19, 1938 in Fond du Lac, the son of Edwin and Wilhelmina (Schmitz) Blatz.

John was employed at Mercury Marine for many years. In retirement, he enjoyed making bird houses and other wood crafts. He also loved his 3-wheel electric trikes. He was a collector of many things.

Survivors include his siblings, Joyce Gross and Gloria Schumacher and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Donna Webb and Jean Norenberg; brothers-in-law Tom Webb, Dale Norenberg, George Preissner, Gerald Schumacher, and Gerald Gross.

John’s family invites friends and relatives to a time of visitation on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at Zacherl Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until 11:45 AM. A memorial service will take place following the visitation at 12:00 PM.