Charles Hetzer

FLORENCE, Wis. – Charles “Chas” E. Hetzer, 27, of Florence, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1985, in New London, Wis., son of Theodore “Ted” and Margaret “Peg” (Mohr) Hetzer. Chas moved to Florence at the age of two. He attended school in Florence until the eighth grade at which time he was home schooled by his family and graduated.

Chas was always very active and had many jobs, including his paper route, Dina Mia’s, Pride Manufacturing, and Aurora Castings. He enjoyed traveling all over with his family to attend many antique motorcycle shows.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Florence, where he attended Sunday School while growing up. Chas was active in 4-H, soccer, wrestling, baseball, football, and archery. He enjoyed riding his bicycle and was an avid reader, studying history and religion. Chas treasured the time he spent with his daughter Hallee going for walks, playing in the park, and reading to her. He will be greatly missed by his family and numerous friends too many to list.

Chas is survived by his parents, Ted and Peg Hetzer of Crystal Falls; his special friend and love, Terri Skog of Iron Mountain; one daughter, Hallee Hetzer of Iron Mountain; two brothers, Dillon and Darron Hetzer, both of Florence; four uncles, Frank (Judy) Mohr of Laona, Wis., Matthew (Ruth Ann) Mohr of Pembine, Wis., Mark (Arlene) Mohr of Niagara, Wis., and Loren Hetzer of Reno, Nev.; three aunts, Holly Hetzer (Kae Buelow) of Glendale, Ariz., Virginia Dollar of Florence, and Brenda Mohr of Florence; and numerous cousins and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lillian Mohr, and Edward and Helen Hetzer; two uncles, Mike Mohr and Charles Mohr; and one cousin, David Mohr.

Visitation will be Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home in Florence.

A celebration of life service will follow Saturday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Douglas Johnson will officiate.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Chas or leave a condolence to his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home of Florence, to honor Chas’ legacy of life.