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Timothy W. Ertel

April 6, 1949 — February 27, 2023

Cleveland

Timothy W. Ertel

 

Timothy W. Ertel, age 73, of Cleveland passed away on Monday, February 27, 2023, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Sheboygan on April 6, 1949, to the late John and Marjorie (Walters) Ertel. He attended Ebenezer Grade School and North High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1967 until 1970. On November 4, 1971, Tim married Carol Jocis. In 1973, Tim enlisted in the United States Navy and served until 1976. On May 31, 2014, Tim married Linda (Reinl) Hulbert in Waukegan, IL. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, where he was in the choir and helped organize Music Fest.

Tim loved every aspect of music, from singing, playing the guitar, or writing songs that glorified the Lord. Spending time with his family was also a favorite of Tim’s. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; his daughters, Melissa (Todd) Bauer and Shelley (Ertel) Billmeier; grandchildren, Urban, Lincoln, Easton, Maximilian, and Marceline; step-children, Tyler Hulbert, Jennifer (Fred) Eder, Daniel (Tara) Hulbert, Gabriel (Kerstin) Hulbert, Andrew (Aimee) Hulbert and Noah (Stephanie) Hulbert; many step-grandchildren; a brother, David Ertel; ex-wife Carol (Gary) Schroeder; other family and friends further survive.

Along with his parents, Tim was preceded in death by his siblings, Roger Ertel, Penny Ertel, and Marylouise (Ertel) Tershner and a nephew Sean Ertel.

A Memorial Service for Tim will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1121 Georgia Ave., in Sheboygan, with Pastor Patrick Niles officiating. Family will greet visitors, at church, on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Tim will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Memorial Park. For those who would like to attend the service for Tim virtually, can do so on his obituary page on the funeral home website.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Tim’s name.

The family would like to thank the first responders and the staff at St. Nicholas Hospital for the care and support given during this difficult time. 

 

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