Michael J. Hollweck

Aug. 30, 1956 - Feb. 10, 2009

Michael J. Hollweck, 52, formerly of Juneau, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at his home in Friendship. Michael John Hollweck was born Aug. 30, 1956, to Charles and Elizabeth (Brueske) Hollweck in Milwaukee.

He was a 1974 graduate of Hartland Arrowhead High School. Michael entered the United States Army in 1974, then was in the National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1980. On Dec. 2, 1977, he was united in marriage with Leanne Kraft in Waukesha. Michael was employed by Quad/Graphics for 26 years. In January 2007, he retired and moved to Friendship, where he had built his dream home in the woods, on a lake. Michael worked part-time for PerMar as a security officer at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing. He also was a sports fan, watching any sport on television, especially the Wisconsin teams. Michael was a loving father, husband and a great friend.

Survivors are his wife, Leanne Hollweck, Freindship; his children, Charles Hollweck, Friendship, Melissa "Missy" (Tim) Abel, Juneau, and Steven Hollweck, Friendship; his sisters and brother, Kathleen Braatz, Oconomowoc, Lisa Hollweck and Doug Hollweck; Leanne’s brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Murray Funeral Home in Horicon. The funeral service will follow on Sunday at the funeral home with John Burgbacher officiating. Military graveside services will be held at noon Monday, Feb. 16 at Southeast Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove with Vernon L. Wienke officiating.

The Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made on our Web site at