Herbert R. Zietlow, 81, of Iola, died Thursday, October 27, 2011 at St. Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Herb was born in Township of Harrison, Wisconsin on April 2, 1930, the son of the late Frederick and Grace (Handschke) Zietlow. He married Jeanne Turner on October 25, 1949. They later divorced. Herb married Patricia (Windorf) Gjertson on August 26, 1994. He had been a dairy farmer. Herb loved the outdoors, farming, his puppy dogs, hunting and fishing. He is survived by: Wife: Patricia Zietlow, Iola;
Son: Robert (Sue) Zietlow, Scandinavia; Daughter: Marlyce (Jim) Jueds of Marion; Step-son: Stephen (Jackie) Gjertson, Belgium; Step-daughters: Katherine (Jeff) Van Denbogart, Waupaca; Nancy Jean Gjertson, North Manchester, IN; Brother: Gaylord (Joyce) Zietlow, Marion.
Grandchildren: Don, of Minneapolis, MN., Dave (Vickkie), of Almond, Abbie (Jon), of Marshfield, Ryan, of Waupaca, Adam (Missy), of Amherst. Step-grandchildren: Alex, Daniel, John and Derek and 7 Great-grandchildren. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Herb was preceded in death by; Brother: Harold Zietlow, Son-in-law: Gregg Wehmeyer, and Brother-in-law: Ronald Windorf. Memorial services were held Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 3:30 PM at the Voie Funeral Home in Iola with the Rev. Marcia Sabin officiating. Visitation was Sunday from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.