Beverly Kay Kaetzel, 71, Dale

Beverly Kay Kaetzel, 71, of Dale, died Thursday, May 5, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. She was born in Huntingburg April 22, 1951, to Renus and Elizabeth “Betty” (Schwenk) Meyer. She married Jon M. Kaetzel September 19, 1970, in Huntingburg.

Beverly was a Dale 4-H Club leader and a member of the Santa Claus United Methodist Church, Garden Club, Santa Claus Homemakers Club, and the Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 Auxiliary where she was a past president. She was a stay-at-home mother and worked as a produce manager at Holiday Foods in Ferdinand. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jon M. Kaetzel; two sons, Jeff Kaetzel and wife Marcia, Dale, and Jeremy Kaetzel and wife Amy, Bruceville; one daughter, Brandy Welp and husband James, Ferdinand; one brother, Eric Meyer, Huntingburg; and 10 grandchildren, Kyle, Makinze, Kasey, Kent, Chris, R.J., and Leslie Kaetzel, and Carter, Mason, and Tanner Welp.

Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at

Funeral services at 10 a.m. (CDT) Monday at Dale United Methodist Church followed by burial in the Santa Claus United Methodist Church cemetery. Pastor Michael Turner will officiate at the service.

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