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Beverly A. Wetzel, 86, of Lewisburg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born July 1, 1931, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Fred and Clara (Harmon) Beaver. On Nov. 10, 1951, she married Gordon T. Wetzel and they celebrated 46 years of marriage before his death on Dec. 17, 1997.

Beverly was a 1949 graduate of Lewisburg Area High School.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for B.O. Dauberts and as a secretary and tax collector for the Lewisburg Borough.
Beverly was a member of Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg.
She enjoyed all sports, especially anything Penn State. Beverly also enjoyed playing games and cards with her family and friends. She loved spending time at the beach with her family and recently returned from a vacation at Bethany Beach. Most importantly, she cherished spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Debby Wetzel, of Lewisburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Dale Gessner, of Lewisburg and Lori and Doug Walter, of Harrisburg; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two brothers, Douglas and Charles Beaver.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, followed by a memorial service at 11, with Pastor Dale Biesecker officiating.
Burial will follow in Lewisburg Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Beverly's memory be made to Hospice of Evangelical, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837, or to Christ's Evangelical Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, PA 17837.

The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., Lewisburg.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.
Published on August 23, 2017
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