George Edward “Butch” Austin Jr. died July 4, 2018 at his home in Racine. He was born March 18, 1954, in Rice Lake.

He graduated from Lakeland School in 1972 and worked many years for Walworth County before he retired. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with is dad and cousins.

He is survived by his daughter, AnnaRose Austin; his father, George E. Austin Sr.; his mother, Florence Altman; brothers Maynard (Cindy) Austin and David Altman; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, George E. Austin, III; stepmother, Katherine Austin; and stepfather, Doug Altman.

Memorials can be sent to AnnaRose Austin through Purath Strand Funeral Home, 3915 Douglas Ave., Racine, WI 53402. Contact the funeral home at 262-639-8000 or visit


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