Obit: Wetzel, Louis Lester (1910 - 2004)

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Surnames: Wetzel, Schoenwetter, Schwinn

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tue., 16 Nov. 2004

Wetzel, Louis Lester (3 April 1910 - 14 Nov. 2004)

Lester Wetzel, 94, rural Greenwood, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen.

Following a 10 a.m. visitation, a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood.

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wed, Nov 17, 2004 (Paid)

GREENWOOD -Louis Lester Wetzel, 94, of rural Greenwood, went home to the Lord on Nov. 14, 2004, at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the West Side Immanuel United Church of Christ in rural Greenwood with the Rev. Mark Schwinn officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.

The remains will be interred at a later date.

He was born April 3, 1910, north of Greenwood, to Otto and Edel (Schoenwetter) Wetzel. Lester was a proud and active man with a quick wit who worked hard all his life. He was well known for his beautiful fieldstone fireplaces and brick masonry. Hunting, fishing and gardening were his pastimes, as well as logging and making firewood. When he was housebound with a broken leg, he wrote poetry.

Lester is survived by his six children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

His wife, Dolly, and a granddaughter preceded him in death.

 

 


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