Daniel “Woody” Wetzel, age 58, of West Bloomfield, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer with his wife, children and a brother by his side.
Dan was a wonderful husband and father who loved camping with his family and hunting, fishing and gardening. Dan was born in Milwaukee on December 27, 1955, the son of the late Arnold and Agnes (Kastner) Wetzel. On April 1, 1984, he married Cynthia Klein in West Allis. He served in the U.S. Army. Dan is survived by: his wife, Cynthia Wetzel, Fremont; his children: Jacob “Sliver” Wetzel, Fremont and Jennifer Wetzel, Fremont; his grandson, Aiden Newton; his brothers: Phil (Jean) Wetzel, Portage; David (Ingrid) Wetzel, Milwaukee; Calvin (Christine) Wetzel, Milwaukee and his sister, Sherry (Bob) Otto, Milwaukee. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Woody was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial Services will be on Monday, December 29 at 6 p.m. at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca. Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dan’s memory are greatly appreciated. With Dan’s obsession with hunting, he always said “When my day comes, I want everyone to show up in their dress camo.” Please honor his wish by wearing something camo (no facemasks please). Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.