THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Rev. Frankly L. Hazelo
Issue Date: October 31, 2012
A well-known area pastor, Rev. Franklyn L. Hazelo, 64, of N. 9th Rd., Pound passed away Friday, Oct. 26 at Bellin Hospital, Green Bay after a short battle with cancer.
The son of the late Franklyn E. and Virginia (Galbo) Hazelo he was born Aug. 6, 1948 in Burlington. He was a graduate of Maranatha Baptist College in Watertown and married Judy A. Aiken on Aug. 22, 1970.
He was pastor at the Gillett Baptist Church and Administrator of the Faith Christian School in Coleman. He was also pastor of the Grover Community Church. A volunteer at hospitals in jail ministry, he loved working with children in area schools districts.
Surviving are his wife, Judy; three children, Jody (Jamie) Graetz of Pound, Jason (Melissa) Hazelo of Payson, Ariz. and Jennifer (Jason) Ives of Bark River, Mi.; 10 grandchildren; a sister, Susan (Bruce) Peterson of Rock Island, Ill. and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklyn E. and Virginia Hazelo.
Relatives and friends called at Christian Life Center, Pound after 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 until 6 p.m., followed by a prayer service conducted by Pastor William Otley and Pastor Mark Kostreva. Visitation continued on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Gillett Baptist Church from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. Pastor Regie Reinhold and Pastor Richard Cooney officiated with interment in the First Baptist Cemetery, Pound.