George R. Fettig, 73
Aug. 5, 1944 — Oct. 2, 2017
George R. Fettig, 73, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at his home in Mesa, Arizona.
George was born Aug. 5, 1944, in Rugby, North Dakota.
George proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. After the Navy, he moved to West Bend with his wife, Cleo (Kitty). He worked at Gehl Co. for 45 years and was a union president.
George leaves behind his wife, Cleo (Kitty); five children, Melba Baier (Steve), Patty Fettig, George Fettig Jr. (Rosa), Chris Rookie (David) and Jessica; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his mom, Paulina Fettig; sisters, Bernetta Alliet and Shirley Rozek; brothers, Dave Fettig (Ruth), Randy Fettig (Kathy) and Jerome Fettig (Dana); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Georg Fettig; brother, Raymond Fettig; granddaughter, Hiedi; and two brothers-in-law, David Alliet and Daniel Rozek.
A private celebration of life will be held by the family.