Saturday, January 28, 2006

George J Wetle Dies

George Wetle was the son of Jacob Wetle and Appolonia (Lena) Ohlegschlager Wetle.

From: The Oregon Journal, 19 Sept 1958, page 31, c5 (age 76)
Requiem mass for George J. Wettle, 76, of 2740 SE 26th will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Philip Neri Church. He died Wednesday.

Recitation of the Rosary has been set for 8:30 p.m., Friday at Edward Holman & Son.

Born in The Dalles, Wetle came to Portland in 1905. He was in the confectionary business from 1909 until 1919 and operated a grocery from 1919 until 1927 after which he occupied himself with property management.

He is survived by his wife, Emma; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Ritchie of Portland; three brothers, Fred, of The Dalles; John of Bend, and Chris of Walla Walla, Wash., and two grandchildren.

From: The Portland Oregonian, 19 Sep 1958, pg 31, col 5 (age 77 years)
George J. Wetle, 76, of 2740 SE 26th Ave., died Wednesday at Portland Sanitarium. Services wil be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. Recitation of the Rosary will be at Edward Holman & Son Friday at 8:30 p.m.

Mr. Wetle was in the property management business at the time of his death. He had been in the confectionary business fron 1909 to 1919, and in the grocery business until 1927 when he began managing property.

Survivors include his widow Emma; a daughter, Mrs. Mildred Ritchie, Portland; two grandchildren; and three brothers, Fred, The Dalles; John, Bend; and Chris, Walla Walla., Wash.

Burial will be private at Portland Memorial.

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