Gary Kaddatz

Gary I. Kaddatz

Thursday, February 8th, 1951 - Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Gary I. Kaddatz, 68 years old of Paddock Lake, WI passed away at home with his loving wife by his side Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at his home.

He was born February 8, 1951, in Kenosha, WI the son of the late Marvin Sr. and Doris (Hansen) Kaddatz and has been Kenosha County resident for nearly 50 years. On June 20, 1970, he married his high school sweetheart, Loretta Galbraith at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, Kenosha.

Gary worked for International Harvester, Libertyville, IL for many years, and went on to drive truck for several companies. He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 301. He also served as a Trustee for the Village of Paddock Lake for the past eight years.

His interests included hunting and fishing; he was also an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed bowling. He loved Wisconsin sports teams, the Packers, Brewers, and Badgers were among his favorites.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 50 years, Loretta; two children, Brett (Ann) Kaddatz of Paddock Lake, WI and Tanya (Jeff) Taber of Racine, WI; siblings, Carol (the late Vern) Riekena, Karen (Art) Ellis, Pat (Joe) Jakovec, Judy (Brad) Keller, Tom (Colleen) Kaddatz, Sue (Rick) Crank, Ron (the late Carolyn) Kaddatz, Kim (Joe) Baumeister, and Jim (Sue) Kaddatz; four grandchildren, Kylee, Kage, and Kinzie Christensen, and Connor Taber; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and in-laws, Gary was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Kaddatz Jr.

Memorial visitation will be held from 12:00 noon- 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020, Proko Funeral Home. A memorial service will commence at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be private.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
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  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 2:00pm
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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    Colleen Vice


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Nikki, Ryan, Nolan and Vivian

Posted at 09:08pm
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Patricia J Gray

Posted at 01:25pm
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Thoughts and prayers to you Lorretta and family.

Charlene Myers

Posted at 09:52am

My sincere condolences to your family. Prayers for comfort and peace. Charlene


Phyllis and Jeff Hansche

Posted at 02:43pm
Prayers for the entire family. May memories comfort you at this time. He will be missed by many. Jeff and Phyllis Hansche

Tim Popanda

Posted at 02:40pm
With deepest sympathy, From the Paddock Lake Village Board and Staff
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