William Allen Wetzel,
70, of Weslaco, Texas, formerly of the Macomb
area, died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1993
at the Sno-to-Sun Trailer Park here.
He was born Dec. 1,
1922 near Tennessee, to Roscoe Ivan and Leona
(Simmons) Wetzel. He married Elsie Louise
Seymour July 15, 1943. She survives.
He is also survived
by his mother in LaHarpe; a daughter Mrs. Ed
(Linda) Graham of Bloomington; three sons, Lewis
Allen of Kingman, Ariz., Roger Ivan of Rock
Springs, Wyo. and Ronald Eugene of Colchester;
two brothers, Robert E. of Blandinsville and
Wendell R. of Stronghurst; three sisters, Mrs.
Richard (Marilyn) Raymond of rural Monmouth,
Mrs. Eldon (Evelyn) Yard of LaHarpe and Mrs.
Shirley Shafer of Kewanee; 11 grandchildren; and
three step- grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his father and one son, Phillip Duane.
Mr. Wetzel was an
auto mechanic until his retirement. He was a
member of the American Legion, NRA, and AF and
AM. He was a charter member of the McDonough
County Police Auxillary for 19 years, serving as
captain of the unit for 14 years. He had served
in the U. S. Army during World War II.
Cremation rites have
will be held Sunday in Weslaco. A family service
will be held at a later with interment in
contributions may be made in his name to
McDonough County Reserve Police Corps, in care
of Robert Shult, Citizens Bank, Macomb, Ill.
61455 or McDonough County Chapter American Red
Cross, 1224 Maple Avenue, Macomb, Ill. 61455.