Mary A. Wetzel, 83, of Linton and formerly of Canal Fulton, Ohio, passed away Aug. 30, 2006 at 4:40 a.m. at the Linton Nursing and Rehab Center in Linton.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1922 in Massillon, Ohio to Walter F. Eckenrode and Grace (Knouse) Eckonrode.
She married Leo Henry Wetzel on Oct. 2, 1943.
She was an employee of Superior Meats in Massillon. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, enjoyed travel, oil painting, crafts, camping and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Survivors include; three sons, Richard (Janet) Wetzel of Linton; Tim (Katie) Wetzel of Lenior City, Tenn.; and Jeff (Janie) Wetzel of Massillon, Ohio; one daughter Peggy Wetzel of Cannon Lake, Texas; and one brother Robert Eckonrode of North Canton, Ohio.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Massillon, Ohio with Father Raymond Paul officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Heitger Funeral Home located at 639 First St. NE in Massillon. Interment will be at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens in North Canton, Ohio.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.