was born on August 9, 1927, in Kansas City, MO, to Eugene G. Wetzel, Sr.
, and Eudora Wetzel.
...In 1953, they moved to Johnson County, KS, where Gene sold real estate while attending the old Kansas City School of Law.He
true calling was in real estate.He
had been continuously licensed with the Kansas Real Estate Commission
since 1953, 50 of those years as a broker.He was a Kansas Certified Real Estate Appraiser, and held the professional designation of senior member of the International Right of Way Association.He was founder and owner of E.G. Wetzel Realty Company and Appraisal Service Company.He
wife are owners of Spring Hill Mini-Storage and Wetzel Investment Co.He was a member of the Missouri Alumni Association, the Spring Hill, KS, Chamber of Commerce, the Leawood Baptist Church, and the American Legion Post 370.He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8220, and a resident member of Loch Lloyd Country Club.He
was preceded in death by his
is survived by his
wife of 53 years, Marion Wetzel; his
daughter Sharon Chancey Croan and husband Randy, Overland Park, KS; his
daughter Carol Van Camp and husband Steve, Olathe, KS; his
son Earl Wetzel, Kansas City, MO; seven grandsons, Shawn Swander, Collin Swander, Randy Chancey, Ryan Chancey, Nathan Chancey, Kyle Van Camp, David Wetzel, and one granddaughter, Hannah Wetzel.He
also leaves one brother, Harold Wetzel and his
wife Rita, Kansas City, MO. For those who wish to make charitable donations, the family has selected the Leawood Baptist Church, 8200 State Line Rd., Leawood, KS, 66206.He
loved to vacation in Hawaii during cold weather and spend time at the Lake of the Ozarks.