Kurt O. Kretschmer



Kurt O. Kretschmer of Hayward passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Heritage Court Nursing Home. Kurt was born June 2, 1929, in Germany, to Otto and Karoline Kretschmer.


Kurt was preceded in death by his loving wife, Paula.


Kurt is the dear father of Rose Hauke, Al (Chris) Kretschmer, Robert (Debbie) Kretschmer, Gary (Debbie) Kretschmer and Michael (Kathleen) Kretschmer. Kurt is further survived by 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


Kurt was the owner of Kurt O. Kretschmer Inc., a member of American Legion Post 294 in Hartland and a member of Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin.


Private family services will be held at a future date.


Memorials to Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin, P.O. Box 13249 Hayward, WI 54843, appreciated.


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.