Samantha K. Butterbrodt

  • Born: February 20, 1995
  • Died: August 15, 2019
  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Murray Funeral & Cremation Services, Beaver Dam

N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Tel. (920) 885-6600

Tribute & Message From The Family


Loving Daughter, Sister, Granddaughter and Niece

Samantha K. Butterbrodt, 24, of Beaver Dam passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at her father's home after a lifelong battle with Lyme Disease.

Samantha was born the daughter of Bernard B. Butterbrodt and Diane K. Wolfgram on February 20, 1995. Samantha attended Beaver Dam High School. She enjoyed ice skating and watching the Packers, Brewers, and Bucks. She loved music and going to concerts, and was a big supporter of her friends. Birthday suppers with Grandma Stange were very special to her as well as Grandpa Stange's chili.

Samantha is survived by her mother, Diane (John) Biel of Beaver Dam; her father, Bernie Butterbrodt of Beaver Dam; two sisters: Sophia and Stephanie Biel of Beaver Dam; maternal grandparents: Ken and Mary Stange of Beaver Dam, paternal grandparents: Raymond and Sue Butterbrodt of Burnett; and maternal grandparents: Vernon and Lois Biel of Randolph; aunts and uncles: Debbie Hyke of Muskego, Denise (Gordy) Krueger of Montello, Russell Butterbrodt of Clintonville, Darrell Butterbrodt of Horicon, Cheryl (Daryl) Pieper of Green Bay, Brenda Butterbrodt of Clyman, Brian (Diane) Butterbrodt of Fox Lake, Rae Marie (Wayne) Pribnow of Beaver Dam, Paul Biel of West Bend, and Lavinia Baldivieso of DeForest; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Gerald Wolfgram and her uncle, Charles Hyke.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 4 p.m. Deacon Ed Cody will officiate.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. www.koepsellfh.com.


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God's Blessings to the Whole Family, Anita WyleskyPlato judson drive Beaver Dam wi. I known of the family since childhood years BAUER Farm on Hawk Road south bdwi USA. 8.27.2019@9:56pm. Fone:1.920.296.6603. Amen

Posted by Anita Plato - Beaver Dam, WI - Acquaintance   August 27, 2019

I am shocked reading this today for the first time! My heart is breaking for the loss of your Beautiful Samantha! Please accept my deepest condolences Diane, family & friends. This is just TOO sad for the right words. Fly high Sam! Love Dixie

Posted by Dixie Olson - Waunakee, WI - Friend   August 25, 2019

I only knew her from the group, but tears such a young beautiful lady! Such a loss to her family & friends I'm sure! May god have met you on the bridge! She is truly love by our lord! And many I'm sure! So truly sorry for your loss. May God come in and comfort you all !

Posted by Michelle Jenna - Grand Rapids, MI - Acquaintance   August 22, 2019

I'm truly sorry to hear about Samantha's passing. I too, have fought Lyme and to read a fellow warrior has left us; it is incredibly heartbreaking. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Shannon Marie - IL   August 22, 2019

So sorry, Bernie.

Posted by Doris Holloway - Reeseville, WI - Friend   August 22, 2019

The only good memories of my childhood are of Sammy and I playing video games together. I will miss her, and she never knew how much those memories mean to me. Much love

Posted by Trent Wolfgram - Gibsonia, PA - family   August 22, 2019

Diane, you're whole family is my prayers right now. I am thinking about you every moment of every day. Sam was the sweetest girl and went through so much. She is out of pain now, and dancing in Heaven and doing all the things she could not do here on earth in a sick body. Love you all so much. I have not been able to find a way to get to her services today. I am going to buy a bunch of balloons today and release them into the sky to honor Samantha. Love to your whole family.

Posted by Lisa Hilton - Platteville, WI - Friend   August 22, 2019

My deepest condolences. Praying for God's love and strength during this most sorrowful time. Respectfully, Constance Ashton, member of Christian Lyme Disease Support

Posted by Constance Ashton - Enosburg, VT   August 22, 2019

So sorry for your tragic loss. Lyme disease is unforgivable. God bless the entire family.

Posted by A fellow Lyme Sufferer - PA   August 21, 2019

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I am very sorry for your loss. I have a daughter who has been fighting for her health for 3 years now, starting with Gardasil vaccine, then Lyme, and it is such a cruel disease ! I felt for months that she was like a prisoner of war being submitted to new tortures every day. Since I believe in God and Heaven (so many books of people going there and coming back and telling their story, even if it sounds crazy) I am convinced your daughter is in a better place ! but still, what a loss for people who love her. A big hug to all of you.

Posted by Christine - Sacramento, CA   August 21, 2019

I'm so sorry! I'm praying for the family, and I send all of my love! Sam was such a good person, with a huge heart. Her and I were friends since the day we met back in 2008. She spent a few times with me and my daughter Crayola, either poolside, or at the park. I could talk to her about anything, as she could do the same with me. I miss her already! She was too young.

Posted by Tiffany Welch - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   August 21, 2019

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I am so very sorry for the loss of your child. <3 each approaches i calmness comfort day find that pray and will as you>

Posted by kim shutt - Sioux Falls, SD   August 20, 2019

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Bernie, Our condolences & prayers to you and the family. May God bless you during these most difficult days ahead and help you to seek comfort in your beautiful memories you have of your daughter. Love & hugs, The Ruby's

Posted by Linda & Wayne Ruby - Sun City West, AZ - Friend   August 20, 2019

With my deepest sympathies. I have been battling Lyme Disease for many years and have been in treatment for the past 1 1/2.

Posted by Renee Schumacher - Mt Horeb, WI - Friend   August 20, 2019

My condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Emily Soldner - Beaver dam, WI - Neighbor   August 20, 2019

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Diane. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary and Debbie. Love and hugs to all of you.

Posted by Kay (Wolfgram) Carmon - Tempe, AZ - Family Friend   August 20, 2019

I am so sorry to hear of Sammie's life ending way too soon. Diane, you have been like family my whole life and I cannot imagine the pain and loss you must feel. Take comfort in all the support from your family and friends and know that heaven has gained another very special angel. I send you lots and lots of hugs and know we are here any time.

Posted by Sue Koehn - Beaver Dam, WI - Family Friend   August 20, 2019

I am so sad at this and I know the pain and suffering as I have LYME! So does my wife. James W Sherwood/FDNY ret'd and Carol D Sherwood.

Posted by James W Sherwood - Carmel, NY   August 20, 2019

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Diane and family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray that the knowledge Sam is not suffering any more will help you cope as you grieve your beautiful daughter. If there's anything I can do, please ask.
Alicia
Madison Lyme Support Group

Posted by Alicia Cashman Lymecoordinator56@gmail.com - Sun Prairie, WI - Acquaintance   August 20, 2019

Sending you caring love and hugs. We too lost our son to this horrendous disease. Be at peace beautiful Lyme Warrior ❤

Posted by Kathy Nodolf - Clintonville, WI   August 20, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss

Posted by Chris Wopp - Beaver Dam, WI - Friend   August 20, 2019

I'm so sorry to hear of Sam's passing, can't believe it. Sending prayers!

Posted by Ellen Kennedy - madison, WI - Acquaintance   August 20, 2019

Jess and I send our condolences and express our deepest sympathy to you all. Sam was so special to us. She'll always be in our hearts.

Posted by Mike, Jesse Nickel - Wausau, WI - Family Friend   August 19, 2019

I am so sad and sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you.

Posted by Sandy Kreitzman - Teacher   August 19, 2019

You are in my prayers and I am giving you a big hug! I am so very sorry to hear of Samantha's passing, we have so many memories with your girls and mine playing when they were little. Sending our love and prayers for you and your family as you find peace during this very difficult time.

Posted by Barb Berkevich - BURNETT, WI - Friend   August 19, 2019

I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. Please know that my Heart and prayers are with your family.

Posted by Kay Budreau - Juneau, WI - Acquaintance   August 19, 2019

Trent and I are sorry to hear of you loss. Our condolences and thoughts are with you.

Posted by Trent & Brandi Wolfgram - Gibsonia, PA - Family   August 19, 2019

Byebye.

Posted by May Sanchez - Boca Raton, FL - Neighbor   August 19, 2019


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I am so very sorry for the loss of your child. <3 I pray that you will find comfort and calmness as each day approaches.. My son is now 17. He tested positive at age 11. I worry on daily basis about him. I hope with time there will be more answers for you and your family. Please know that even though we have never met. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
Diane, you're whole family is my prayers right now. I am thinking about you every moment of every day. Sam was the sweetest girl and went through so much. She is out of pain now, and dancing in Heaven and doing all the things she could not do here on earth in a sick body. Love you all so much. I have not been able to find a way to get to her services today. I am going to buy a bunch of balloons today and release them into the sky to honor Samantha. Love to your whole family.