Thomas E. Dauterman

Thomas E. Dauterman, 82, of Fond du Lac, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at home.


He was born on November 20, 1930, in Fond du Lac, a son of Elmer E. and Ella O. Draheim Dauterman.   He graduated from Fond du Lac Senior High School in 1948.


Thomas served with the Wisconsin National Guard and was a reserve of the United States Army from 1948-1957.


On May 1, 1954, he married Jeannette M. Mueller at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Town of Forest.


Thomas was a wood pattern maker for Mercury Marine until his retirement in 1996.  He was a member of St. Peter’s Ev. Lutheran Church.


He is survived by two children:  Mark Dauterman of Fond du Lac and Jan (Douglas) Hamm of Rosendale; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Hamm; three sisters-in-law:  Lorraine Neubauer of Oshkosh, Frieda Bloedorn of Fond du Lac, and Ruth Dauterman of Fond du Lac; nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jeannette, on September 7, 1997; three brothers:  Verner, Roland (Lorene), and John; a brother-in-law, Leonard Neubauer; and a nephew, James Neubauer.


Private family services will be held with burial in Rienzi Cemetery.


Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family,