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Obituary for Mr. Gene Nettgen

December 7, 1937 - December 2, 2019
North Royalton, Ohio | Age 81

Beloved Husband, Loving Father, Dear Grandfather, Treasured Uncle, and Friend of Many


Gene Nettgen, age 81, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of Donna M. Nettgen (nee Van Dyke) for 58 years; loving father of Robert E. "Rob" Nettgen (Stephanie), and William E. "Bill" Nettgen (Nancy); dear grandfather of Maria Nettgen; brother of the following deceased siblings: Henry J. Nettgen, III (Marie, deceased), Richard E. Nettgen, Dorothy "Dolly" Drensky (Raymond, deceased), Elmer Nettgen (Veronica, deceased), Mary Alice Bozak (Edward, deceased), and Arthur V. Nettgen (Margaret, deceased); treasured uncle of many nieces and nephews. Gene was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and attended St. Edward and Lincoln High Schools before serving in the U.S. Army's 326th Engineer Battalion Airborne Division as a Paratrooper from May 1958 to February 1960. He enjoyed a long career as an Iron Worker and Electrician, and was a Fifty-Year Member of The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Gene enjoyed woodworking, gardening and Judo, and will be remembered for his strong work ethic, and for his devotion to his family, for whom he was so proud. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Funeral service at the funeral home on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Interment with U.S. Army honors will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in North Olmsted, Ohio.


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