Sunday, March 19, 2006

Chris A. Wetle Obituary

NOTE: Chris was the son of Jacob Wetle and Appolenia "Lena" Ohlegschlager Wetle.

From: The Albany Democratic-Harold, April 7, 1975, Page 9

Chris Wetle

LEBANON – Requium Mass for Chris A. Wetle, 79, 46 W. Vine St., who died Saturday at Lebanon Community Hospital, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Edward’s Catholic Church with the Rev William M. Hugh officiating. Burial follows at Lebanon IOOF Cemetery. Jost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Friends who wish may contribute in his memory to the American Cancer Society.

He was born Nopv 25, 1895 in The Dalles where he was reared and received his education. He entered the U. S. Army in 1917, serving until 1919. He returned to The Dalles and was a buyer at the A.M. Williams Department Store. He moved to Walla Walla , Wash. In 1931, where he was employed in a department store. He moved to Lebanon in 1961.

He married Mable Rae Green, June 20, 1927 in Portland. She survives.

He was a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church, American Legion Post No. 51, BPOE Lodge No 1663 and Pineway Golf Club. He was a charter member of The Dalles Lions Club.

In addition to his widow survivors include a brother, John, of Bend, two nieces and two nephews.

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