John Bernard Schetzsle, 92

John Bernard Schetzsle, 92, of Wabash, died at 5:10 a.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at his home.
He was born on Oct. 9, 1930, in Wabash, to Ralph and Dorothea (Young) Schetzsle.
John married Carol Joan Denney on Aug. 12, 1950, in Wabash. He worked as manager for Brewers Dairy in Wabash, worked at Kroger Egg, was owner/operator for John B. Schetzsle & Sons bulk milk transport from 1966-1992, owned J&J Woodworking, taught industrial arts at Heartland Vocational School, drove vehicles for Denney Motor Sales, and also owned and maintained several rental properties. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Wabash American Legion Post 15, all in Wabash.
John enjoyed woodworking, animals, and especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a US Navy veteran and worked as an aircraft structural mechanic for the Blue Angels. 
He is survived by his wife, Carol Schetzsle of Wabash, five children, Edward Denney Schetzsle of Corpus Christi, Texas, Christina (James) Snavely Hite of North Webster, Anita Ellen Schetzsle of Peru, Richard Brian Schetzsle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Mary (Christian) Schetzsle Reismeier of Virginia Beach, Va.; 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by son, James Douglas Schetzsle, daughter, Linda Sue Schetzsle Smith, and two brothers, Carlos "Corky" Schetzsle and James Russell Schetzsle.
Funeral services were Monday, March 13, 2023, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 188 W. Sinclair, Wabash, with Father Jay Horning officiating. Visitation was Sunday, March 12, 2023, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash; a rosary service took place at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is St. Bernard Catholic School.
The memorial guest book for John may be signed at

Posted on 2023 Mar 14