Michael Pitterle

Michael J. Pitterle

Wednesday, March 9th, 1949 - Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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Michael James Pitterle was born to eternal life on May 7, 2020. He was 71. Mike lived most of his life in Brookfield, WI. It was here that he lived his last moments with his wife and daughters by his side.

Mike was born on March 9, 1949 in Milwaukee. He grew up with his five brothers in their house on Garfield in Wauwatosa. He went to St. Mary’s in Elm Grove for grade school and graduated from Francis Jordan High School. He attended Marquette University for Engineering.

Mike worked at Applied Plastics in Milwaukee and ended his career at Sunlite Plastics in Germantown as a mechanical engineer. After his retirement, he became a stay-home-grandpa.

In 1973 he married Jane. They had two daughters and 4 grandchildren.

Mike played soccer most of his life. He coached both of his daughters and especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren play in recent years. Mike loved following weather patterns, keeping his garden and watching the birds out his window.

Mike is survived by his wife Jane (nee Vizer). Loving father of Kiersten (Mike) Schramek and Erin (John) Murphy. Adored Grandpa of Morgan Michaela, Hudson Michael, Brinn Caroline and Matthew James. Son of Carol Pitterle. Dear bother of Tim (Cindy), Dan (Jill), Jim (Beth) and Mark. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews and countless caring relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his brother Kevin and his father James.

A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wauwatosa at a future date.

Memorials to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wauwatosa appreciated.
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Robert J Linke

Posted at 12:05pm
With deepest sympathy. Memorial Tree for Michael Pitterle provided by Bob Linke on behalf of Milwaukee County and the Odd Lots Investment Club.
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Dawn & John Condon

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May Mikes kind spirit live on in this living tree. May the tree's strength remind us of Mikes strength and its shade of God's peace Mike feels now.
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Marianne Murphy

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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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