Georgia J. Hetzel, 91
Oct. 13, 1925 —
April 2, 2017

Georgia J. Hetzel (nee Zwicky), 91, of Hartford, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, surrounded by her loving family.

Georgia was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Madison to George and Pearl (nee Davis) Zwicky. She was united in marriage to Walter "Wally" Hetzel on Oct. 5, 1946, at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford. Georgia was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabelle. She enjoyed playing cards and traveling, but most of all loved spending time with her family.

Georgia is survived by her children, Laura Crawford, John (Debbie), Jeff (Lori), and Phillip (Bonnie) Hetzel; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; seven step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-granddaughter; and son-in-law, Ronald Fischer. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, and other loved relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wally; son, Gary; daughter, Pamela; brother, Stewart Zwicky; sisters, Margaret Brown and Betty Anderson; and son-in-law, Lyle Crawford.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Georgia will be held at noon Wednesday, April 26, at St. Kilian Catholic Church (264 State St., Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m.-noon.

Interment will be in St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery, Hartford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl. New York, NY 10001) are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at