THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Carol Jean (Heckel) Wetthuhn
Carol Jean (Heckel) Wetthuhn, 75, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 22.
Born June 23, 1938 in Marinette to Herman and Hazel (Kaltenbach) Heckel, on June 22, 1972 she married Donald Wetthuhn of Daggett and last year they celebrated their 40th anniversary with family and friends.
She was a dedicated and caring nurse who was admired by peers and those she cared for. Her dedication was apparent by her willingness to offer her home, her time and her skills to anyone in need. She worked at St. Joseph Lloyd Hospital and St. Francis Hospital for 41 years. She was an active member of St. Bruno's Catholic Church, former member of Mid County Rescue Squad, Carney Nadeau Booster Club and current volunteer at Roubal's Nursing Home. Her purpose in life upon retirement was caring for her family, particularly her grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed camping with family.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; two children Tom (Tammy) Wetthuhn, Gladstone, Lynn (Steve) Kedsch, Daggett; three brothers Terry (Marge) Heckel, Menominee; Skip(Lois) Heckel, Marinette and Richard (Carla) Heckel, Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren as well two that referred to her as Auntie Grandma; She is further survived by Josh Grenier son, Bloomington, Ind. and Donna Wetthuhn sister and best friend of Daggett and Donna's children who referred to her as their second mom.
She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, Ronald.
Visitation will be held at St. Bruno Catholic Church, Nadeau, MI on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 3 p.m. CST until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 5 p.m.with Father Timothy Ekaitis officiating. Burial will be held on Thursday Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Oakwood, Mich. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bay Cliff Health Camp, Big Bay, Mich.