Norman Lee Kautz, 93 of Texas City, Texas passed away Thursday, February 1, 2024 in Dickinson, Texas. Norman was born March 7, 1930 in Washington, Indiana, the son of Karl Wilhelm Kautz and Alma Emmons Kautz. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Norman retired as a mechanics for Sterling/Monsanto Chemical Company in Texas City. He also worked for Smith Douglas and Todd Shipyard. He was a resident of Texas City for sixty-eight years and member of New Life Fellowship Church. Norman was an avid fisherman and was a ship in a bottle builder.
He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Lee Kautz. Norman is survived by son and daughter-in-law David Lee Kautz and Robin of Clute, two daughters and a son-in-law Karen Kautz Romney of Chandler, AZ., Sharon Kautz Marrs and husband Gregory of Dickinson, TX.; sister-in-law Nancy Kautz of La Marque, TX.; six grandchildren Marianna Thomas, Sara Lehoski and husband Joe, Zachary Marrs, Kristi Kautz, Kayla Kautz and fiancé Michael Smyer, Alex Brown and wife Heather; two great grandchildren Molly Thomas and Jonathan Brown.
Visitation for Mr. Kautz will be Thursday 10:00 am February 8, 2024 and funeral service will be a 11:00 am in the Chapel of the James Crowder Funeral Home, 401 Texas Ave. La Marque, TX. Honorary Pallbearer will be Joe Lehoski.