Robert L. Wetzel Jr
(1957-2017)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sheila Ann Kohr

Robert L. Wetzel Jr 2

  • Born: 11 Aug 1957, West Reading, Berks, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Sheila Ann Kohr in Dec 1974 in , Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 23 Oct 2017, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA at age 60 3

   FamilySearch ID: LB71-ZC6.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 9 E. Bahney Ave., Myerstown, PA in 1995 in Myerstown, Lebanon, PA. 2

2. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Robert Wetzel Jr. On 29 Oct 2017 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 Robert L. Wetzel, Jr., 60, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at his residence following a heroic battle with lung cancer.
He was the husband of Mary V. "Gini" (Brightbill) Wetzel, to whom he was married 12 years on August 20th.
Born in West Reading on August 11, 1957, he was the son of the late Robert L., Sr. and Jane L. (Hoffert) Wetzel.
A 1975 graduate of ELCO High School, Bob was employed at the Bayer Corp., Myerstown, for 28 years. He previously worked at Layser's Flowers, Myerstown, for 17 years.
Bob was a member of the Marion Rod & Gun Club and the NRA. He loved his family and dogs for which he had boundless love. Bob enjoyed cars, especially Mopar; motorcycles, WWF, martial arts, puttering around the farm on his tractor, and collecting various items including wind chimes, tractors, and guns. He was a jack of all trades and well known for his unique sense of humor.
In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by daughters, Vanessa, wife of Braden Bicher, of York; Aimee (Marshall), wife of Scott Manbeck, of Stouchsburg; sons, Clint, husband of Kim Wetzel, of Lititz; Jourdan, husband of Angela Marshall, of Vashon, WA; eight grandchildren; sisters, Cindy, wife of Chester Michael, Jr., of Fredericksburg; Julie, wife of Ray Hepner, of Hamburg; a brother, Curt, husband of Bev Wetzel, of Wrightsville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Wayne Wetzel.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Grose Funeral Home, 358 W. Washington Ave., Myerstown, with a visitation beginning at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bob's memory to any animal welfare related cause.


Robert married Sheila Ann Kohr in Dec 1974 in , Lebanon, PA.1 (Sheila Ann Kohr was born on 11 Oct 1957 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 4 5.)


Sources


1 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 11 Dec 1974, page 40.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1, Robert L. Wetzel. Myerstown, PA.

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 29 Oct 2017, obituary of Robert Wetzel Jr.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 (Ancestry.com), Sheila Ann Wetzel, b. 11 Oct 1957, residence 1993 Myerstown, PA.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 12 Oct 1957, page 19. Births.



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