Susan “Sue” G. Weitzel, 66, died Monday at Froedtert Memorial Hospital in Wauwatosa. She was born in Racine, July 2, 1952, daughter of Richard H. and Beverly (Nee: Johnson) Simon.
Susan was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1970”. She married Benjamin J. Weitzel Sr. on June 17,1971. Sue will be fondly remembered for her delectable homemade chocolates, counted cross stitch ornaments, zest for bowling, and Donald Duck. She was an exceptionally devoted mother and treasured every moment with her children and grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed by her loving husband, Ben Weitzel Sr.; her children, Gretchen (Matt) Talsma, Ben Jr. (Esther) Weitzel, Joe Weitzel (fiancée, Stephanie Czosnek); her grandchildren, Logan, Samuel and Joshua Weitzel; her mother, Beverly Simon; brother, Chuck (Kathy) Simon; sister, Jeanne (Randy) Lambrecht; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dawn Simon, Kathy (Don) Burrows, Betsy (Steve) Haedt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Simon and brother, Peter.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home, 803 Main Street. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Visitation with relatives and friends will be held Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home.