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James Robert Butera

January 15, 1960 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 59)



James R. Butera, age 59 of Salem Lakes, WI, died Sunday May 5, 2019 at his home.

James Robert Butera was born on January 15, 1960 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Henry and Rosalie Raider Butera.  On December 11, 1997 in Kenosha, WI, James was united in marriage to Robin Lee Head.  They lived in Trevor, WI, before moving to Shorewood Dr. in Salem Lakes 22 years ago.

James worked as a self-employed laborer in construction.  He enjoyed racing cars and trucks.

James is survived by: His wife, Robin; 2 sons, Robert (Amanda Wenger) Butera of Paddock Lake, WI and Thomas Butera of Salem Lakes, WI; 2 grandchildren, Lilly Rae Butera and Isaac Walton Conley; Siblings, Carl Butera, Leonard Butera, Kathy Donovan, Rose Abernathy, Elizabeth Butera, Diane Wolf, Tim Butera and Jack Butera.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Henry and Michael, 3 nephews, Jeremy Butera, Leonard Butera, Jr. and Michael Donovan.

The Butera Family will receive friends from 4:00PM until 7:00PM on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Haase-Lockwood & Assoc. Funeral Home, 620 Legion Dr. Twin Lakes, WI.  Memorial remembrances may be directed to the Butera Family at P. O. Box 310 Twin Lakes, WI 53181.  For online guestbook:


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May 10, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home
620 Legion Dr
Twin Lakes, WI 53181


Butera Family
P.O. Box 310, Twin Lakes WI 53181

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