Edward "Ed" G. Ettl

Edward "Ed" G. Ettl of Mequon found peace, surrounded by his loving wife and family, on Good Friday, March 21, 2008 at the age of 76, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held for Ed at 3 p.m. on March 29 at Mequon United Methodist Church, 11011 N. Oriole Lane, in Mequon.

The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday, from 1 p.m. until time of the service at 3 p.m.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home in Mequon is serving the family.

Ed was president of Badger Oil Equipment Co.

He was active in the Petroleum Equipment Institute for many years.

Ed loved to be busy in his church, his North Wood’s retreat and wherever needed.

Ed was the beloved husband for 53 years of Arlene L. (nee Groth); the loving father of Mary (Jeffrey) Cain, Steven (Beth) Ettl, Christine Jeffery and Douglas Ettl; the proud grandfather of Noel (Melissa), Matthew and David Cain, Natalie, Will and the late Aaron Ettl, and Courtney, Sydney and Takoda Jeffery; and the dear brother of Conrad (Nancy) Ettl and the late Walter (Patricia) Ettl.

He is further survived by other loving relatives and many dear friends.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, the Highlands at Newcastle Place second floor rehab, and Dr. Scott Jorgensen and Dr. John Burfeind for the loving care given to Ed.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ed’s name may be directed to his church, Kathy’s House or the American Cancer Society.

For online condolences, please visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.