Sad News about a Fellow Toastmaster

Long-time Toastmaster Eugene F. “Gene” Wetzel passed away on Friday, September 21. Gene was a founding member of Club 912, Brecksville – Nordonia Hills Gaveliers. He served as lieutenant governor of Division B from 1981 to 1982 (under District Governor Ben Supinski), and he was the first member of Club 912 to earn DTM in 1986.

Toastmasters who remember Gene and wish to pay their respects to the family may visit with them from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 28 at the St. John Funeral Home, 923 Broadway, Bedford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29 at St. Rita Church in Solon. For more detail see: obituary.

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  1. Gene was instrumental in the start-up of the original Twinsburg – Nordonia Hills Gaveliers (#912). He had approached the District (Virginia Eckert, Ben Supinski & Fred Gunther) as a non-member with high hopes on bringing a club to the area.

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