Karla A. Hartzheim (nee Rudel)



Karla A. Hartzheim (nee Rudel) of East Troy passed away unexpectedly at her home Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the age of 64.


She was the loving wife of 43 years to Richard Hartzheim; loving mother of Michael (Tiffany) Hartzheim and James (Tracy) Hartzheim; and proud grammy of Matthew, Nicholas, Sean, Tyler and Katelin. She is further survived by her sister, Melissa (Dennis) Hodik; a sister-in-law, Janet (Lee) Daniels; and close relatives and many friends.


Karla loved being an instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College for 25 years, volunteering to read to and mentor children at her grandchildren’s school. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.


Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. funeral service Friday, Nov. 16, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 930 Main St. (Highway ES), Mukwonago.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Children’s Hospital in memory of Karla.


Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.