Denise Marie Pieper was born on November 19, 1958, daughter of Clarence and Lorraine (Sell) Pieper in Hustisford. She attended St. John’s Lutheran Grade School and in 1972 was confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, both located in Juneau. Denise graduated in 1976 from Dodgeland High School. On May 29, 1988, she married Kenneth Kaulitz at Trinity-St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. He preceded her in death in 2011. Denise worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Juneau and Monroe.
Denise attended Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hustisford. She loved gardening and sharing her handiwork with others. Most of all, Denise loved spending time with her children.
Denise is survived by two children, Kyle and Kendra Kaulitz, both of Hustisford; siblings, Diane Schwoch, Joanne (Bert) Rupnow, Charles (Karen) Pieper, Sherry (Harold) Drake, Carleen (Loren) Kichoff, Randall (Margaret) Pieper, Tim (Michelle) Pieper, and Tammy (Dan) Kerrins; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was further preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Troy.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 15th at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Juneau, with the Rev. Paul Hirsch officiating. Burial will be in the Juneau City Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the church on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.