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Donald Ray Wetherholt

December 17, 1943 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Donald Ray “Donnie” Wetherholt, age 77, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021at St. Joseph Hospital in Joliet, IL.  He was born December 17, 1943 in Evansville, IN the son of Berlyn Wetherholt and Rosemond Louise Wallace Weatherholt.

Donnie was a graduate of Casey High School.  He served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Donnie worked in the gear lab, inspection department and was a machine operator for over 35 years at Caterpillar in Joliet, IL.  He was an avid bowler and golfer; he excelled in both and participated in many tournaments locally and throughout the United States. 

Survivors include the Donald “Bud” and Mary Lou Brandenburg family from Casey, IL; close friends in Casey, IL and Joliet, IL, neighbors and co-workers from his Caterpillar years.  He was preceded in death by his parents, uncles, aunts and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Markwell Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Toner officiating.  Burial will follow in Washington Street Cemetery, Casey, IL.  Visitation will be held from 10 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the service on Friday morning at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, IL. (Per CDC guidelines, 50 attendees are allowed inside our facility at a time. Attendees should stay at least 6 feet apart and wear a cloth face covering.)

Memorial donations may be made to Casey VFW, PO Box 176, Casey, IL 62420.

To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 5, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

Funeral Service
Friday
February 5, 2021

10:30 AM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

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