Larry G. Weitzel

July 24, 1939 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 82)


Larry G. Weitzel, 82, of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 9:10 a.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 at his residence. He was born to Hugh and Lona (Zobroski) Weitzel on July 24, 1939 in North Manchester, Indiana.

Larry was a 1959 graduate of Laketon High School as the valedictorian and attended Manchester College. Larry married Diana Butcher on May 22, 1992; she survives. He worked at Ford Meter Box Machine Shop for 25 years in Wabash, Indiana, and was a self-employed carpet layer. He owned Wabash Interiors. He was a former member of the Wabash Moose Lodge #1195.

Larry is survived by his wife Diana, he is also survived by 4 sons, Alan Weitzel (Monica) of Akron, Indiana, Timothy Weitzel of Toledo, Ohio, Eric Weitzel of Silver Lake, Indiana, and Adam Weitzel of Georgia; 2 daughters, Diane Weitzel of Peru, Indiana, and Nicole Schaffer of Wabash, Indiana; 2 stepdaughters, Andrea Martin of Wabash, Indiana, and Ashley Martin of Peru, Indiana; 1 sister Joyce Ebbinghouse of Bluffton, Indiana; and 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by 1 son Patrick Weitzel, 4 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Roxane Mann officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in North Manchester, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2 hours prior to the funeral service from 9-11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are directed to National Blind Society or the Alzheimer's Association in care of McDonald Funeral Home.

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Larry Weitzel’s final arrangements.

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January 24, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
January 24, 2022

11:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

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