Lois Wetzell


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Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
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Lois J. Wetzell, 76, of Rock Falls, Ill., died Dec. 8, 2012, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Ill.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Tampico United Methodist. Burial is at Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Tampico United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Garland, Tampico.
She was born Dec. 16, 1935.
Surviving are her husband, Richard; children, Rodney and Tom, Rock Falls, Steve, Sterling, and Kathy Ganschow, Mendota, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and an uncle.












 



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