November 12, 2021
Funeral Service for Esther Wetzel, 95, of Baker were held November 9 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker with Pastor Eric Botzet officiating. Burial followed in the Friendship Cemetery in Glen Ullin, ND.
Esther Opp Wetzel was born on September 14, 1926 to Gottlieb and Martha (Luithle) Opp at their family home near Zap, ND. She was raised on their ranch. Esther finished her first eight years of education in a country school in Mercer County. She graduated from high school in 1945 in Hebron, ND. She met Art Wetzel when she was a senior in high school and eight months later, they were married....