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Ruth Virginia Wetzel
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Obituary for Ruth Virginia Wetzel

Ruth Virginia “Mimi” or “Sis” Wetzel, age 78, of Walkersville, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center, Frederick. Born March 21, 1939 in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of the late William David and Alice E. Groft Wetzel. She was the wife of Leighton L. Wetzel Sr. who died in 1987.
Mrs. Wetzel was formerly employed with H.L. Hartz clothing factory and she also did housecleaning in private homes. She enjoyed bingo, family gatherings, playing cards, watching soap operas and attending horseraces in Charles Town, WV.
Surviving are sons, Leighton L. Wetzel Jr. of Urbana, Brian E. Wetzel and wife Polly of Ijamsville and Darrell L. Wetzel and wife Jennifer of Walkersville; 9 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Feezer of Woodsboro and Berta Mae “Butch” Lookingbill and husband June of Woodsboro; brothers, Larry Wetzel of Walkersville, Jerry and David Wetzel, both of Frederick and Ronnie Wetzel of Taylorville and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughters, infant Tammy L. Wetzel in 1962 and Luann R. Lawson in 2000 and brother, Dick Wetzel.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 11802 Liberty Rd., Libertytown, with Rev. Stephen Ricketts, pastor of Linganore United Methodist Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to help defray funeral expenses, c/o Hartzler Funeral Home, P.O. Box 249, New Windsor, MD 21776.


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Visitation

Saturday

28

Oct

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hartzler Funeral Home Libertytown

11802 Liberty Road
Fredrick, MD 21701

Service

Saturday

28

Oct

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Hartzler Funeral Home Libertytown

11802 Liberty Road
Fredrick, MD 21701

Cemetery Details

Location

Linganore Cemetery

8921 Clemsonville Road
Unionville, MD 21791


Memorial Contribution

Hartzler Funeral Home

P.O. Box 249
New Windsor, Maryland 21776
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