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Howard H Tetzlaff

March 3, 1952 — April 22, 2022

Howard “Howie” Tetzlaff, passed away, peacefully in his home, on April 22, 2022 at the age of 70. He recently resided in the town of Erin, WI, grew up in Fond du Lac, WI and was a long term resident of Milwaukee, WI.

Howard is remembered as a devoted Trekkie, with a love of golf and Nascar racing. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, shooting pool, darts, card and board games. He was a great friend with which to share a beer and a meal. Howard was a fun, kind gentleman that will always live in our memories.

Howard was a proud retiree of Falk Corporation (Rexnord), where he excelled in his craft and made life-long friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Marguerite (nee De Temple) Tetzlaff, and siblings: Chuck Tetzlaff, Diane (Gary) Langone and Janice (Dave) Gauthier.

Howard will be missed as the beloved father of Lisa (Steve) Ramus, and Michael (Michelle Hanson) Tetzlaff; proud gramps to Allyson, Rachel (Cody), Alyssa (Jose), Kyle and Zachary and loving great grandpa to Owen, Piper, Melody, Beckham and Elliott. Grieving their loss are his siblings Alan Tetzlaff, Yvonne (Louis) Crollet, and Marlene (Bobby) North. “Unka Howie” is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and good friends.

Howard leaves behind his former spouse and dear friend, Terry Tetzlaff (nee: Lee).

We welcome you to celebrate Howard’s life with a beer and a bite to eat. Join us at The American Legion Post 416, 6351 Grange Ave, Greendale, WI 53129 on Saturday, May 7, 2022 between 1PM-5PM. Please come and share your stories about Howard as we honor his memory.

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