Gerald D. Wetmore, age 89, of Archbold, Ohio, and formerly a lifelong resident of Bryan, Ohio, died at 6:20 A.M. on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mr. Wetmore was a 1946 graduate of Bryan High School and served in the US Army in Europe from 1950-1953. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Bryan, was a past deacon and trustee. He volunteered with Williams County Habitat for Humanity, as well as at Harborside and Fairlawn Haven. He owned Wetmore Services, a plumbing, heating and air conditioning service and retired in 1992.
Gerald D. Wetmore was born on May 23, 1928, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Ervin and Altha (Diesler) Wetmore. He married Isabel R. (Ames) on July 8, 1950, in Bryan and she preceded him in death on December 19, 2012.
Also surviving are one son, Steven A. Wetmore, of Tucson, Arizona; one daughter, Christine Gearig, of Wauseon, Ohio; four grandchildren, Nikol Kinnersley, Alison Neuenschwander, Ryan (Melissa) Wetmore and Kyle Wetmore; seven great-grandchildren, Brady, Jordyn and Colin Kinnersley, Mitchell and Samantha Neuenschwander, and Jacob and Riley Wetmore; one sister, Thelma Newcomb, of Fort Wayne and his special adoptive grandson, Sam Wetmore, in Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister, Audrey Bigger and brothers, Jerry and George Wetmore.
Private family services will be held at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold with Chaplain Dale Kern officiating. Burial will follow at Shiffler Cemetery. Services are under the care of Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Williams County Habitat for Humanity.