3, 1949 — Feb. 20, 2019
J. “Mike” Hetzel, 69, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday, Feb.
20, 2019, at Froedtert
Hospital with his family at his side. Mike
was born on Sept. 3,
1949, in Hartford, the oldest son of Martin and Lorraine (nee Martin)
Hetzel. On May 24, 1992, he was united in marriage to Mary Kay Davies at
Friess Lake Chapel.
did everything for everybody. He enjoyed spending time with his family
and friends and enjoyed activities including camping, riding his
motorcycle, and working on DIY projects. Mike worked for the Washington
County Sheriff’s Department for 35 years and retired as a lieutenant
for the department in 2007. He continued to work for the department part
time as a special deputy.
Mike leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Mary Kay
Davies; three children, Becky Pilarzyk, Jenny (Jerry) Ziegler, and Kevin
Hetzel; a granddaughter, Anya Ziegler; his mother, Lorraine Hetzel; five
siblings, Mark (Chris) Hetzel, Mary Jo (John) Kerke, Bob Hetzel, Ann
(Tom) Roy, and Paul (Doris) Hetzel; beloved nieces, nephews, in-laws,
and special friends.
was preceded in death by his father, Martin Hetzel.
services for Mike will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019,
at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington Street, in West
family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Saturday
from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, please
contribute donations to the Lymphoma Research Foundation.
Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Mike’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be
found at www.myrhum-patten.com.