Joseph C. Hoelzel

Joseph C. Hoelzel, age 82, from Port Republic Virginia, died on Tuesday morning May 30, 2017 at ManorCare in Platteville. Joe had recently moved to the area to be closer to his children. He was born on May 23, 1935 in Beloit, WI the son of Albert and Lydia (Langer) Hoelzel.

Joe served in the US Army from 1951 – 1954. He farmed in the Delevan, Wisconsin area until moving to Port Republic, Virginia in 1975. In 2015, he returned to Wisconsin and resided with his son Tim in Blanchardville.

Joe is survived by his four children; Deb (Bill) Wilson of Livingston, Joe (Andrea) Hoelzel of Minneapolis, MN, Laurie (Don) Kirschbaum of Fennimore and Tim (Cathy) Hoelzel of Blanchardville, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a sister Pat Beanie of Delavan, WI.

Joe was preceded in death by his wife Bobbie, brother Pete Hoelzel and sister Bertha Kutz.

At request of the family, no funeral services will be held at this time. The Larson Family Funeral Home of Fennimore is assisting the family.

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