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The Villages - Harriett "Tippy" Hotchkiss, 95, died at her daughter's home on Friday, August 16, 2019. Born Harriett M. Tegelman on February 22, 1924, in Winneconne, WI. Harriett married Clyde M. Hotchkiss on August 20, 1948. They retired to The Villages from Madison, WI. In her retirement "Tippy" loved being active and enjoyed playing a variety of games including golf, mahjong, bridge, and all card and board games. She also enjoyed socializing with various groups including their Big 10 Neighborhood Friends, The Wisconsin Club, her Red Hat Ladies Group and her Friday night dinner and a movie group.
Survivors include her daughters, Judy (Jerry) Pancheri of McKinleyville, CA., Janet (Bill) Beckman of Park City, UT., and Jill (Carlo) Bonura of Fitchburg, WI., 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank a very special friend, Joyce Armstrong, for her friendship and support over the years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde M. Hotchkiss and her son, Jeff A. Hotchkiss.
A Celebration of Life Open House for Harriett "Tippy" Hotchkiss will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Chula Vista. A burial ceremony will follow at Florida National Cemetery at 3:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice of The Villages or Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, WI.