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“Dear Batzler family. So very sorry to hear of your loss.with our deepest sympathies to all. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Terry and Jeff Plato

“Thinking about all of you on this very difficult day. I know what you are going through all too well! ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Debra Hechel Hlavacek

“Todd, Terri, and family We are very sorry to hear of your father's passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: John & Irene Nenahlo - Brillion WI

“I worked with Jerry for a number of years. He was a talented man. We shared stories of when we were in the Navy. He did have a good sense of humor....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Harvey (Biff) Kofnetka

“Condolences to the entire Batzler family. We always enjoyed Bob's visits when hunting in Waupaca. He was my dad's best friend and a great friend to...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Blake and Brenda Barrett

“Thank you for your service Jerry. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: E. MikeE & Linda Blohm -Probst - WI

“Todd, Terri, Robert and Erin, I am so sorry for your loss, your family will be in my prayers ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Kempen

“Very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jackie barrett


Gerald Robert "Jerry" "Bob" Batzler, 81, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Rennes Health and Rehab Center. Jerry was born on June 10, 1935 to F. Gerald and Evelyn (Schubert) Batzler. On February 14, 1959 he was united in marriage to Mildred "Millie" Hechel. After serving his country in the US Navy from 1952 until 1956 he was employed at Beloit Manhattan Rubber Company for over 42 years. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling. Jerry is survived by his wife of 58 years Millie Batzler, two sons Todd (Terri) Batzler, Hortonville, Scott Batzler, Stephensville, his favorite grandchildren; Robert and Erin Batzler, two sisters, Elaine (Douglas) England, Ann (Michael) Vanden Hogan, a brother Richard Batzler, all of Appleton, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Daniel and Carolyn Hechel, three sisters-in-law; Emmy Hechel, Menasha, Barbara Hechel, of Kimberly and Kay Hechel Roy of South Carolina, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, brothers-in-law; Michael Hechel and Melvin Hechel, brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Margaret LeMere and his best friend Jack Barrett. The funeral service for Jerry will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM at SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS LUTHERAN CHURCH, N 1615 Meadowview Dr., Greenville. A time of visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.