Bio: Hetzel, John Andrew (1886 - 1956)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Hetzel, Gruenwald, Samp,
Swenson, Mastopietro, Stumpf, Guske, Lueck, Peebles, Wendels,
Deitte, Stearns, Duckelow, Raddemann, Hohmann, Oswald
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) September 27, 1956
Hetzel, John Andrew (27 December 1886 -
19 September 1956)
John Andrew Hetzel, 69, of Rt. 4,
Neillsville, died September 19 in Neillsville. Funeral services
were held Saturday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home, with
the Rev. Arthur Oswald of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at
Granton in charge. Burial was made in the Neillsville City
Mr. Hetzel was born December 27, 1886, in
Dodge County to Joseph and Mary (Gruenwald) Hetzel. He
received his elementary education in the schools of Dodge County
and later worked on farms. Following his marriage to Lisetta
Samp on September 14, 1912, at Milwaukee, they resided in the
Milwaukee area until they came to Clark County last spring and
located on a farm in the Town of Washburn.
He had been employed for 36 years by the
International Harvester Company of Milwaukee, retiring in 1948, due
to ill health. With the help of their son they were operating
the George (Eddie) Hohmann farm in the Town of Washburn, which they
He is survived by his wife and two sons:
Edwin Hetzel of West Allis and Leonard Hetzel of Neillsville; four
sisters, two brothers and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Alfred Swenson, Joseph
Deitte, Sr., Ray Duckelow, Clarence Sterns, Anton Hetzel, and Joe
Deitte, Jr. Hymns were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Howard Duckelow
and daughter, Mrs. Rose Raddemann, of Baraboo.
Those from away attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hetzel and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Swenson, Mrs. Carl Mastopietro, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hetzel, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hetzel, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kastner, Mabel Stumpf and William Guske, all of Milwaukee; Carl Lueck, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lueck, Stratford; Mrs. George Peebles, Mr. and Mrs. David Peebles, Mrs. Ralph Wendels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Deitte, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Deitte, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stearns, all of Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Duckelow, Neosho, Wis.
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