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BRUCE R WETZEL

May 9, 1948 — May 2, 2023

Bruce R. Wetzel, 74 of Mesquite, Nevada (formerly of Berea, Ohio and North Ridgeville, Ohio) passed away on May 2, 2023. He was born May 9, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio to Fred and Jane (nee Wiggins) Wetzel.

He graduated from Berea High School in 1966 and was a sergeant in the United States Airforce for three and a half years. Bruce was a caring husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed working on cars, gardening, and making great dinners. He was quick with a quip but always a great friend. Despite many medical issues, he had a smile and willingness to help friends and neighbors unconditionally. Bruce was Bruce, truly one of a kind.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Sandra J. (nee Iarussi) Wetzel. He will be lovingly remembered by his brother, David (Karen) Wetzel, nephew Curt (Jennifer) Wetzel, neice Kim (Craig) La Pinta. He will be missed by his 4 grand neices, Lauren, and Katie Wetzel, and Mia and Chloe La Pinta.

He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Jane Wetzel.

Please join the family for a visitation on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Carlson Funeral Homes and Cremation Services 3477 Medina Road, Medina, Ohio 44256. A Funeral service will be held at 12:15 PM on Friday, May 12, 2023 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Bruce's name to the American Legion Medina Post, or Vietnam Veterans of America at https://medinavethall.com/donate , or Petres-Q ( https://petresqohio.com/ ). Online condolences and special messages may be left for the family at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com
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Thursday, May 11, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Medina

3477 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256

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Funeral Service

Friday, May 12, 2023

12:15 - 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Medina

3477 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256

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Burial

Friday, May 12, 2023

1:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, OH 44273

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