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Louis V. Lichtl

Louis V. Lichtl Louis V. Lichtl


Louis V. Lichtl, Jr., 82, a Town of Browning resident, died on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at Aspirus Medford Hospital where he had been a patient for two days.

restored many tractors, snowmobiles and furniture. He had an Oliver tractor collection over the years. He enjoyed playing softball for many years, golfing, fishing, racing snowmobiles and go carts, riding them side by side and doing volunteer work for others. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Goodrich; Black River Golf Club; was secretary of the Wisconsin Bass Club; and a lifetime member of the Edgar Steam Engine Show.

Louie is survived by his wife, Narda Lichtl of the Town of Browning; children, Narda Sue (Gerald) Frenzel of the Town of Deer Creek, Tammy Bahr of Medford and Dennis (Debbie) Lichtl of Medford. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Greg (Jenny) and Randy (Andrea) Frenzel, Alex (Amanda) Lichtl, Tracy (Len) Kremer, Seth and Courtney Bahr and Andrea (Jason) Hartwig; great grandchildren, Hunter, Nickolas, Mya, Andrew, David and Mia Frenzel, Jameson Hartwig, Riley and Baby Kremer; his siblings, Violet (Eugene) Jensen of Medford, Grace (Dennis) Pope of Dorchester, Kenny (Peggy) Lichtl of Medford and Pam (Bill) Leader of Medford.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation. Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Goodrich, with Rev. Kenneth Bittorf officiating. Pallbearers were Hunter, Nick, Greg and Randy Frenzel, Seth Barr and Kenny Lichtl. Due to COVID concerns, masks and social distancing were required.

Louie was born on Feb. 4, 1938 in Cook County, Ill., the son of Louis Victor and Lydia Blanch (Janko) Lichtl, Sr. He attended Birchwood elementary schools and was a 1956 graduate of Medford High School. He later attended several night classes for various trades. His marriage took place on Oct. 18, 1958 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Goodrich to Narda Jean Bartelt.

After his education, he worked at Hurd Millwork and later Weather Shield Mfg. until retirement. He Paid Obituary 97090