Alfred L. "Al" Wetzel Sr.

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Mr. Alfred L. "Al" Wetzel Sr., 83, of Union Bridge, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, after an extended illness.

Born Jan. 2, 1929, in Detour, he was the son of the late Elmer David and Pearl A. Wetzel. He was the husband of Mary Jane Holt Wetzel, who died in 2011.

He served in the Army during the Occupation of Japan. He worked as a truck driver at Mitchell Transport for 25 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the Frederick Church of the Brethren and a former member of the VFW for many years. He enjoyed playing slots at the Charles Town Race Track, bingo, "the dice" game, hunting and fishing. He was a Miami Dolphins fan and liked listening to country music.

Surviving are a daughter, Beverly Mullinix, of Taneytown; sons Alfred Wetzel Jr. and wife Daisy, of Taneytown, Ricky Wetzel and wife Donna, of Keymar, and David Wetzel and wife Christina, of Frederick; granddaughters Teresa Angell, Melanie Snyder, Nicole Poff, and Natasha, Katrina, Ashley and Danielle Wetzel; grandsons Shawn Poff, and Travis and Dylan Wetzel; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Betty Stonesifer, Kathy Calloway and Jeanette Osborne; and a brother, Marvin Wetzel.

He was predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hartzler Funeral Home, 11802 Liberty Road, Libertytown. 

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Linganore Cemetery in Unionville.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Published in Carroll County Times from Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2012
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