IXONIA

Richard ‘Rick’ S. Tetzlaff


Oct. 26, 1949 – July 23, 2013


Richard “Rick” S. Tetzlaff, 63, of Ixonia, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

Richard was born in Milwaukee on Oct. 26, 1949, the son of Harvey and Margaret (Schnurr) Tetzlaff. He graduated from Brookfield Central High School and was employed at Briggs & Stratton in Milwaukee from 1973 to 2004.

Rick loved riding his motorcycle, listening to music and watching live bands.

He is survived by his daughters, Cari (Adam Bartlett) Tetzlaff and Risa (fiancé Robert Freund) Tetzlaff, both of Oshkosh; a brother, Tom (Barb) Tetzlaff of Mukwonago; a sister, Peggy (Ken) Schirmacher of Hartford; and other relatives and friends.

Rick’s parents preceded him in death.

A time for sharing memories and stories of Rick will at the Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown on Friday, Aug. 23, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and concluding at 1 p.m.

Family and friends may gather at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Pine Lawn Cemetery in Milwaukee. The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown, 920-261-2218, is serving the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.