Richard L. Wetzel (1931 - 2015)

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Funeral service for Richard L. Wetzel, 84, of Council Bluffs, formerly of Audubon, was held Friday, July 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home.
Richard L. Wetzel, age 84, of Council Bluffs passed away June 28, 2015 at CHI Mercy Hospital.
Richard L. Wetzel was born in Harlan, on May 10, 1931 to the late Lee E. and C. Edith (Constable) Wetzel, and passed away June 28, 2015 at CHI Mercy Hospital.
Richard graduated from Irwin High School with the class of 1949.  During the Korean War, he served his country in the United States Army as a surveyor in Germany.  He was a skilled carpenter and was the owner/operator of Wetzel Home Improvement for many years.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson, Roger Wetzel Jr.; and a brother, Gary Wetzel.
Richard is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alma Wetzel; children, Roger Wetzel and his wife Sandy, Lorraine Romey and her husband Stan, Ronald Wetzel, Lynnette Kinney and her husband Rawlin, Rolyn Wetzel and his wife Cheryl, Richard D. Wetzel and his wife Gale; 17 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.   
The family will direct memorials. 

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Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home - Council Bluffs
1221 N. 16th ST
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(402) 639-7788
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Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from July 3 to July 10, 2015
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