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Erwin Raymond Retzleff

November 17, 1939 — January 16, 2023

Erwin Raymond Retzleff, 83, of Old Fort, Tn, entered into his heavenly home after gaining victory over a lengthy illness, January 16, 2023. Erwin was born in Fond du Lac, Wi and resided in Tennessee for 44 years. His unwavering faith and walk with the Lord has blessed many lives. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather as well as a beloved uncle. Throughout his life he enjoyed playing hockey, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities but his true passion was spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Erwin and Margarette “Bessie” (Deveraux) Retzeff, an infant sister, Winifred, one sister Rosemary Fisher, and two brothers Roger Retzleff and Hughbert Retzleff. Survivors include his wife Judith Retzleff, children Scott Retzleff, Sandra Hood (Terry), Angela McConnell (Lance), and Maria Foreman (Dale), grandchildren, Nick Hood (Haze), Kayla Lambert (Peyton), Shaina Retzleff (Nick Ward), Judah McConnell (Tiffany), Seth Hood (Andrea Allen), and Kohen McConnell, along with 5 great grandchildren and numerous precious nephews and nieces.

Erwin’s family will receive friends from 4pm until 6pm on Saturday January 21st at the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will be held at 6pm. Bro. Guinn Green will be officiating. He will be laid to rest at 3:00pm on Sunday January 22nd at Sunset Memorial Gardens with a procession leaving from Companion Funeral Home at 2:30pm.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Erwin or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.


Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 21, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland Chapel

2415 Georgetown Road Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Service

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland Chapel

2415 Georgetown Road Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Graveside

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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