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Dave Wetherell

May 26, 1947 - July 14, 2021



Dave Wetherell, 74, of Cadillac, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2021 at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, Florida from complications from open heart surgery.

Dave was born May 26, 1947 in Cadillac to John and Mary (Stowell) Wetherell.

He graduated from Cadillac High School in 1965. He proudly served in the US Army and did a tour in Vietnam from July 1967 to July 1968. To this day he is a true Patriot and loved his country. He was very passionate about the meaning of the US Constitution and the American Flag.

Following his military service he went into masonry construction which led him to becoming a licensed residential contractor and retired from his business in 2012.

After retirement he enjoyed spending his winters in Florida, gardening, maintaining his immaculate lawn. He had a great love for golf, was a history buff and enjoyed reading. His family was very important to him and he spent as much time with them as he could especially with his grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

In 1979 he married Linda Meyer which united both of their families together. He is survived by his children and grandchildren: Gary (Karen) Maury, Dani, Sheri (Pat) Carroll and Dominic, Mark (Debbie) Wetherell and Kasey, Tyler and Cole and Christopher Wetherell and Abby and Jessie.
He also is survived by his siblings: Gordie Wetherell, Joe (April) Wetherell, Kathy (Eddie) Mandez; sister-in-law, Susan (Bob) Carlson; great- grandchildren: Brody, Parker, Titus, and Dominik and many nieces and nephews.

Dave is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Jim, Wayne, and Johnny; sisters: Shirley Nolf, Sandy Little, Mary Hitzemann and Barb Hubbel.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac. Friends may meet the family from 9:30 until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions made be made to Whispering Pines Veterans Cemetery, Haring Township, Wexford County. An online guestbook is available at

Guest Book

  • ELSIE L MOORE - Jul 18th, 2021 4:18 am

    "Linda and Family, my heart aches with you. My deepest sympathy. I am thankful you had so many years together, though it never seems enough when you have to let him go. The good memories will linger forever. Peace my friend."

  • Ev Rexford - Jul 19th, 2021 12:25 pm

    "Linda, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers and we are so sad with you in the loss of Dave. May you feel God’s overwhelming peace during this very difficult time. Love you."

  • Gary Elliott - Jul 20th, 2021 4:37 am

    "Dave was a man:s man. He will be truly missed! Such a kind person who would give you the shirt off his back. . RIP brother!!!"

  • Jennifer Losinger - Jul 21st, 2021 8:25 am

    "Linda & family- Peace comfort strength & love to you and yours. Linda I am deeply sorry for your loss. Dave was a wonderful man & I know he will be deeply missed."

  • Ron and Linda Tornovish - Jul 26th, 2021 5:39 pm

    "So sorry for your loss. Dave was a good friend and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."

  • Ron and Linda Tornovish - Jul 26th, 2021 5:44 pm

    "Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. Dave was such a good friend, we will miss him greatly. Are prayers are with you and your family through this hard time."

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