Gene Frank Ratzel, age 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at his residence in Barnes, WI. He was born on September 25, 1942 in Milwaukee, WI, the son of Maynard and Viola (Chycinski) Ratzel.
Gene worked for Bell Systems of Telecommunications Companies for several years, starting as an installer and finishing in quality assurance. He was very proud to have led the Town of Barnes as their Chairman. He loved the Northwoods and took great pride in caring for his portion of it.
He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Gene will be reunited with his beloved wife, Sharon.
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