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Charles "Chuck" Wetzell, 56, of Prophetstown, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the Veterans Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, with the Rev. Esther Lee, pastor of Tampico United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Tampico Memorial Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in his memory.

Chuck was born on Sept. 10, 1954, in Sterling, Ill., the son of Norman and Bette L. Schultz Wetzell. He served in the United States Marines as a corporal for two years. He was a heavy equipment operator, was a member of District 4 and Local 150, and Eshelman Ally Doyl American Legion Post No. 1191 in Hooppole.

He is survived by his mother, Bette Sherman, Tampico; two daughters, Jeri Lynn (James) Bjarko, Queen Creek, Ariz., Amy Jo English, Glendale, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Morgan James Bjarko, Queen Creek, Hailee, Boyce and Deric English, Glendale; one brother, Ronald (Cynthia) Wetzell, Minneapolis, Minn.; and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; father; stepfather; one brother, Michael; and one niece, Wendy.

Condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

 

GARLAND FUNERAL HOME

Charles “Chuck” Wetzell - 56
9/10/1954 - 1/15/2011

Tampico - Charles “Chuck” Wetzell, age 56, of 198 W. 6th Street Prophetstown, Illinois died Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the Veterans Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

Chuck was born on September 10, 1954 in Sterling, Illinois the son of Norman and Bette L. (Schultz) Wetzell. He served in the United States Marines as a Cpl. for two years. He was a heavy equipment operator, was a member of District 4 and Local 150, and Eshelman Ally Doyl American Legion Post #1191 in Hooppole.

He is survived by his mother Bette Sherman of Tampico, Illinois; two daughters Jeri Lynn (James) Bjarko of Queen Creek, Arizona, Amy Jo English of Glendale, Arizona; four grandchildren Morgan James Bjarko of Queen Creek, Arizona, Hailee, Boyce and Deric English of Glendale, Arizona; one brother Ronald (Cynthia) Wetzell of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins;

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father, step-father, one brother Michael, and one niece Wendy.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico with the Rev. Esther Lee, pastor of Tampico United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Tampico Memorial Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home. A MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN HIS MEMORY. Condolences may be sent to: www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

 

Visitation:
Friday, January 21, 2011
9:30 - 11 a.m.
Garland Funeral Home in Tampico

Services:
Friday, January 21, 2011
11 a.m.
Garland Funeral Home in Tampico

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