Danny Joe Wetzel, Sr. 74, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020 with his loving family at his side. Danny was born October 3, 1946 to Charles H. and Grace M. (Franklin) Wetzel in Keytesville, MO.
He was a veteran of the United States Army; Danny was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam Era.
Danny enjoyed fishing for catfish, mushroom hunting, cooking, building decks, bowling at Gladstone Bowl, driving in the Demolition Derby’s, watching the K.C. Royals play baseball, working crossword puzzles and scratch-off-tickets. His passion was playing horse shoes; especially as a member of the Liberty Horseshoe Club for 15 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Kathy Wetzel; six children: Danny Wetzel, Jr (Jessica); Holly Phipps (Michael); Robert Wetzel; Kevin Wetzel (Dione); Ginger Candler and Daniel Candler; fourteen grandchildren: 14 great-grand-children; six siblings: Ronald Wetzel; Charles A. Wetzel; Duane Wetzel; Dorothy “Dottie” Alexander; Michael Wetzel and Brenda Wicker; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Margie Wetzel; two brothers: Jack Wetzel and John Wetzel; two sisters: Debbie Lackey and Cheryl Bowles.
The public may pay their respects and sign the Register book from 10:00 a.m., – 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO. Due to the Corona virus pandemic and Platte County Health Department restrictions, the family will not be present during this time.
There will be a private Funeral Service for immediate family only. Interment will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at East Slope Cemetery with military honors in Riverside, MO. All attendees will be required to wear a mask and comply with social distancing at the cemetery. Memories of Danny and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com