Sgt. Jody T. Tetzlaff

Sgt. Jody T. Tetzlaff, U.S. Marine Corps, 26, of Hartland, was  born to eternal life Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kaylee. He was the loving son of Roger and Teresa Tetzlaff and the beloved brother of Jeremy (Christine), Virginia (David) Johnson, Valeri Tetzlaff, Jesse (Melissa) and Joel (Rebecca) Tetzlaff. He is further survived by his maternal grandparents, James and Ann Theissen; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lloyd Culp and Kitty Thayer; his four-footed canine friend, Peeka; and cousins, a nephew, three nieces, many relatives, his Marine brothers and many more friends.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Dec. 20, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

We are grateful for the time we had to share with Jody.

(Freeman - Dec. 19, 2009)