October 31, 1979 - January 12, 2017

Memorial services will be at 10AM, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Michael James Kutzera who died Thursday. Pastor Denise Hanson will officiate and burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Waite Park. Friends and family may call from 4-7PM on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the funeral home and also one hour prior to services on Wednesday.

Michael was born on October 31, 1979 in St. Cloud to Gerald and Bonnie (Wenner) Kutzera. He was employed at Design Electric as an electrician for 16 years. He loved his job especially his time at St. John’s University and also worked behind the scenes for the Holly Ball. He enjoyed cooking (not desserts), tinkering in the garage with dad, working on old gas and steam engines and taking things apart. Michael was a gentle, kind, loving person and he enjoyed spending time with family. He was a man of few words who walked strongly in his faith and he will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Survivors include his parents; sister, Lisa (Matthew) Kielas of Bloomington; brother, Troy (Christy) Kutzera of St. Cloud; nieces and nephews, Josh, Dade, Jace, Delaney and Dyllan; “the best girlfriend he ever had”, Kelly Kloeppner, (Kelly’s daughter, Madison); paternal grandmother, Mary Kutzera of St. Cloud; aunts & uncles, Barbara (Terry) Conway, Bill (Penny) Wenner and Fred (Mary Beth) Wenner.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Cy and Lorrayn Wenner; aunt, Michelle Wenner and paternal grandfather, Theodore Kutzera