Dale F. Wetzler, 83, of Waterloo, IL, died October 18, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born May 31, 1938, in East St. Louis.
He is survived by his wife Violet Wetzler nee Rubemeyer; children Michael (Sheila) Wetzler, Barry (Julie) Wetzler, and Wayne Wetzler; grandchildren Tyler (Jessica) Wetzler, Monica (Josh) Schmidt, Lucas Wetzler, Mallory Wetzler, and Cole Wetzler; great grandchildren Daisy Schmidt (and 2 on the way); brother Dennis (Barb) Wetzler; sisters-in-law Betty Wild, Kathy Rubemeyer; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Dale is preceded in death by his parents Elmer W. and Luella Wetzler nee Dieckmann; brother Lloyd (Edna) Wetzler; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Ervin & Leonora Rubemeyer.
He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Monroe County History Museum, and former member of Waterloo Odd Fellows Lodge.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Monroe County History Museum or St. Paul UCC
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Thursday at St. Paul United Church of Christ
10 AM Thursday, October 21, 2021 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Jeff McCarn officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL