Artis D. Wetzel,(Sample) of Lamar, went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2021 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Howard & Eileen Van Dyke Sample. Artis was wed to Donald R. Wetzel on March 5, 1965. They recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary this past March.
She is survived by her husband Donald at their home in Lamar, three daughters, Vonda Handte (Don) of Woodland, Theresa Emel (Jeff) of Osceola Mills, and Dawn Bean (Lynn) also of Osceola Mills, a son Will Leahman of Loganton, five grandsons Justiin, Tyler, Marshall, Cody and Christopher, ten granddaughters, Jessica, Megan, Emily, Kayla, Chelsey, Delesa, Brittaney, Tahnya, Racheal and Jessica Lee, numerous great-grandchildren, five sisters, Patricia, Donna, Peggy, Joann and Mary Ann and one brother Charles.
Artis loved her family above all "no matter what". She touched many a hearts with her presence, determination, strength and faith.
She enjoyed holiday gatherings, "westerns", Her biggest tv friends were from Walker Texas Ranger, especially Mr. Chuck Norris, the Gaithers, and live hymn sings with her husband Donald.
She will be dearly missed by many. She is blessed finally with her forever wings, resting in the everlasting arms of her Lord and Savior Christ.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 4, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard, with the Pastor Greg Shipe officiating. Friends and family will be received from 6-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Tylersville Cemetery.
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