Donald R. Wetzel

Donald R. Wetzel
By: Newhard Funeral Home Last Updated: December 21, 2019

Donald R. Wetzel, of Westville, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019. He was born January 31, 1932 in Trivandrum Travancore, India to Louis and Madeline (Schmiege) Wetzel. Donald is survived by his children Jason of Wanatah, Jennifer of La Porte, Jared of Rensselaer, and Doyle of Columbus, Ohio, 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and his brother Stanley of Snohomish, Washington. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Real Services in La Porte, a U.S. Army veteran where he was a corporal, a math teacher at various schools, and was an industrial engineer at Bethlehem Steel. After retiring, he was a foreman for Laborers for Christ. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. – Noon, Friday, December 27 at Newhard Funeral Home in Westville with graveside services to follow at Westville Cemetery. Rev. Steve Driver will officiate and military honors will be provided.