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Goldie Martha (Belle) Thompson Wetzer

OBITUARY: The Mt. Vernon Register News published the following on Tuesday, 
September 4, 1923 which read: "Mrs. Goldie Wetzer, wife of John Wetzer, died 
at the family home, 824 South Twentieth Street yesterday afternoon at 4:30 
PM.  Death was due to a complication of ailments.  Funeral services will be 
held tomorrow morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 9 o'clock and burial 
will follow at Oakwood.  Mrs. Wetzer was 37 years of age.  She is survived by 
her husband, John Wetzer and the following named children: Velma, Hallene, 
Viola, Ruth, Anna Marie, and Charles William.  Her aged father Ezekiel 
Thompson and two sisters and one brother as follows: Mrs. Walter Cowger, near 
Mt. Vernon, W.J. Thompson, Danville, Illinois, and Charles J. Thompson, Mt. 
Vernon.  Mrs. Wetzer was a member of the Knights and Ladies of Security. She 
was a member of St. mary's Catholic Church.  Mrs. Wetzer's death is 
universally regretted by her many friends, and she will be sadly missed in 
the home.  She spent practically her entire life in this city, and was held 
in the highest respect and esteem by all who knew her.  Her home and loved 
ones were her first care and were ever uppermost in her heart.  She had been 
in poor health some time and seriously sick for several weeks."

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March 28, 2002
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