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Updated: 07/09/2014 08:00:02AM

Eugene H. Laatsch

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Eugene H. Laatsch

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Eugene Henry Laatsch was born into eternal life Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the age of 85.

He was the beloved husband of Iris for 30 years; loving father of Tamara (David) Laatsch-Kons and Gary James Laatsch; grandfather of Katie, Talia, Jessica and Lindsay; and stepfather of Blake (Bonnie) Hutchinson, Pamela (Rich) Stauter and Spencer Hutchinson. He is further survived by his four great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Eugene served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Milwaukee Public Schools as the principal of John Muir Middle School.

Services: Visitation will be Sunday, July 13, at Poplar Creek Church, 17770 W. Cleveland Ave., New Berlin, Wis., from 2 to 3 p.m., with the funeral service at 3 p.m. Arrangements are by Rudolph-Larsen Bros. To leave online condolences, visit:

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church in Eugene’s name would be appreciated.