Fred Wetjen Rites Will Be Thursday
Walnut: - Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Ross
Funeral Home in Walnut for Fred Wetjen, 57, who died Monday morning at
Lakewood, Ohio, following a serious illness of the past two weeks. the Rev.
E. V. Halock, pastor of the Walnut Christian church, will officiate and
burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ross Funeral
Mr. Wetjen was born Nov. 15, 1899 at Jersey City, N.J., the son of John and
Louise Wershey Wetjen. He was married to Blanch Wallis of Walnut on March
29, 1936. He was a veteran of World War I, having served with the Coast
Surviving is his widow. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother
and one sister.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, March 20, 1957 - Wednesday, pg 2, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)