George J. Wetzel, Jr, 75, passed away to be with the Lord on Dec. 19, 2012, leaving behind his loving wife of three years, Donna; children, Michelle (Colleen), Christopher (Laura), Geoff (Shannon), Clark (Mary), Karen (Willie), Peggy, April (Jason); grandchildren, Grace, Britton, Jeremy, Trevor, Nick, Kurtis, Cierra, Johnna and Aaron. George graduated from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois and attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama and Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. He worked in advertising in New York City, Chicago, Santa Fe and Pueblo. George enjoyed hiking, going to the mountains, traveling, animals and above all else, his Catholic faith. No viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 414 W. 11th Street. Online condolences,

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  1. George was Advertising Director at The Santa Fean when I worked as a Retail Ad Salesperson. He was a great guy.

  2. George was a great guy. Saw him last at our ’06 Fenwick Reunion in Las Vegas at the Gold Coast Hotel. We’ll miss him.
    Kevin T Gross
    Fenwick H.S.Class of ’55

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