Dick L. WetzelSeptember 28, 1938 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 78)
Dick L. Wetzel
Age 78, of Laura, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at his home. He was born September 28, 1938, in Darke County, Ohio, to his parents William H. & Dorothy I. (Root) Wetzel. Dick graduated from Franklin Monroe High School and worked as a farmer in the Miami County area for his entire life. On December 14, 1973, he married Mary Helmig and together they shared a life for over 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary M. Wetzel and granddaughter Catherine Wetzel. He will be missed and remembered by his sons and daughter-in-law William & Kara Wetzel of Villa Hills, Kentucky, James Wetzel of Fairview Park, Ohio; grandchildren Anna & Nathan Wetzel; sisters and brothers-in-law Dianna & Michael Bucholtz; Jane & Doug Strait, and Marta Wetzel. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 14, at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 1 S. Main Street, Pleasant Hill, with interment following at Mote Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:00-11:00 AM Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ODNR Wildlife Fund, 2045 Morse Road Building G-1, Columbus, OH 43229-6693.