P. Wetzel, 88, of Oklahoma City, Okla.,
formerly of Macomb, died January 10, 2001at
Integris Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma
She was born Oct.
11, 1912, in Macomb Township to George W. and
Cora Jane (Spear) Pollock. She married Gerald
Wetzel on Jan. 26, 1934, In Macomb. He died Oct.
She is survived by
one son, Alan (Peg) Wetzel of Oklahoma City,
Okla., three daughters, Janice (Norman) Leonard
of Pompano Beach, Fla., Gerry Zerse of Omaha,
Neb., and Annette (Marion) Reed of Sheridan,
Wyo.; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren;
one brother, Alvin Pollock of Rushville; one
sister, Mary (Bill) Fyfe of Woodstock; and many
cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
She was also
preceded in death by her parents and one
brother, Ralph Pollock.
graduated from Country School, Western Academy
and Western Illinois University, where she
received her masters degree.
She taught in the
Macomb area schools including one room schools.
She taught in Bardolph Elementary, Good Hope and
Northwestern High Schools.
She was instrumental
in the establishment of area Senior Citizens
programs and was a member of the First
Presbyterian Church of Macomb, Modern Mothers
Club, Pro Sew Club, McDonough County Retired
Teachers, Western Illinois University Museum and
the Macomb Historical Society.
Services are 2 p.m.
Tuesday at the Macomb First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. W. E. Brown will officiate. Burial will
be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb.
Friends may call at
the Jones Mortuary in Colchester after 8 a.m.
Monday, until 9 a.m. Tuesday, then at the church
until the time of services.
contributions may be made to the Presbyterian
Women of the Macomb First Presbyterian Church.
Jone's Mortuary in
Colchester is in charge of the arrangements.