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Janet Louise (Friedly) Zettle

August 3, 1934 ~ May 25, 2020 (age 85)


Brodhead – Janet Louise Zettle, age 85, passed away on May 25, 2020 while at the Monroe Hospital in Monroe, WI.

Janet was born on August 3, 1934 in Monroe, the daughter of C.W. (Margaret Anna Schneider) Friedly. 

Janet farmed for many years on their Teneyck Road farm before the kids took over in her retirement.  Janet was a member of the FFA alumni association of Brodhead, she was the head of the resident association while at Pleasant View Nursing Home and she enjoyed sewing, baking and tending to her garden while living on the farm.

Janet is survived by her 4 children, Belinda (Pat) Pettit of Stevens Point, Roberta (Thomas) Hoesly of Brodhead, Darrell (Teresa) Zettle of Janesville and Timothy (Lindi) Zettle of Evansville; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 6 siblings, Bertha Chestnut, Lucille  Brooks, Fritz Friedly, Helen (Gordon) Brooks, Beverly (Danny) Klopenstein and Ralph Friedly and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents and 3 siblings, Margaret, Walt and Robert.

In her memory, memorial can be directed to the DL Newcomer Funeral Home, PO Box 26, Brodhead WI  53520.


Private family services will be held at a later date with burial at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.

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