JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
John M. Wetzer
OBITUARY: The Mt. Vernon Register News published an the following on Monday,
10 January 1955 which read: "John M. Wetzer Dies Saturday At Age 70 Years.
John Martin Wetzer of 1914 Richview Road, died at Good Samaritan Hospital at
3:30 p.m. Saturday, at the age of 70 years, nine months and seven days. Mr.
Wetzer was a farmer and a moulder at the Mt. Vernon Furnance Co. Funeral
services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's church. Father
Brandemeyer will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Rosary
was said at 8:00 p.m. Sunday. The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where
friends may call. Mr. Wetzer was born April 1, 1884, in McLeansboro, the son
of Martin and Anna (Leffler) Wetzer. He was married to Goldie Belle
Thompson, who preceded him in death in 1922. Mr. Wetzer was a member of St.
Mary's church. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Velma Dare of Little Rock,
Arkansas; Mrs. Hallien Payne of Chicago; Mrs. Viola Hancock of Mt. Carmel and
Mrs. Anna Marie Hill and Mrs.Ruth Hodges of Mt. Vernon; one son Charles W.
Wetzer of Mt. Vernon; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Butler and Mrs. Emma Sursa of
Oreville, California and Mrs. Ann Hardwick of Mt. Carmel; 13 grandchildren
and six great-grandchildren."
submitted by "Family Links"
March 28, 2002
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