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John Raymond Wetherholt
Birth: Jun. 25, 1919
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1970
Joliet
Will County
Illinois, USA

John R Wetherholt, 51, of 523 Kungs Way died Monday Dec 7, 1970 at Saint Joseph Hospital after a long illness. Born in Joliet, Mr. Wetherholt was a member of Maple Lawn Christian Church. He was Superintendent of Safety and Security of Uniroyal in Joliet for the last 5 years and previous to that he was employed in the same capacity in Uniroyal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for 10 years.

A WWII veteran, he served with the 9th Air Force and was awarded the Bronze Star.

Mr. Wetherholt was preceded in death by his father, Ross Wetherholt.

The body will be in state at Maple Lawn Christian Church from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday until the services at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Donald Bayse officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Sontag Wylie Funeral Home. The family suggested donations to the Maple Lawn Christian Church building fund.

He loved his family and died too young from cancer.

Military:

Honorable Discharge Document Military: Thu 15 Nov 1945 in Fort Sheridan IL
Note: John R Wetherholt, T Sgt, SIG C AUS, Co C 1709th Signal Service BN
15 Nov 1945 Fort Sheridan Separation Center IL, Radio Operator
Battles: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Roscoe Raymond Wetherholt (1891 - 1966)
  Lola M Halley Wetherholt (1891 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Merle Mary Thompson Wetherholt (1917 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Barbara Jean Wetherholt Beeson (1942 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gladys B Wetherholt Ziesmer (1913 - 2002)*
  Doris Wetherholt (1916 - 1916)*
  Dorothy C Wetherholt Bolte (1916 - 1984)*
  John Raymond Wetherholt (1919 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park I
Joliet
Will County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
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Record added: Jul 03, 2004
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