Johann Vetterl

johann vetterl

December 19, 2016

Vetterl, Johann “Hans” age 88, of Palisades Park, on December 19, 2016. He was born in Michelfeld, Germany and was a long time resident of Palisades Park. Beloved husband of Gertrude nee; Wagner. Devoted father of Linda Vetterl, Thomas Vetterl, Werner Vetterl, and Ingrid Chernet and her husband Bob. Loving brother of Kuni Bizyk and Willy Vetterl, and nephews Willy Bizyk and Urban Dietl (Waltraud). He was loved by his many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was the owner of Kogan Company and Matex Co. as well as a life member of Fritz Reuter Altenheim and past president and member of Union Hill Turn Verein.
The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Thursday at 9:30 AM for the celebration of his funeral mass in St. John R. C. Church, Leonia at 10:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or

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  1. werner; I was sadden to hear of your fathers passing however, rejoyce with you that he has gone home and is at peace.

  2. I am saddened by the news of Han's passing, He was a big part of my life for many years and I have so many wonderful memories. I loved his fun loving personality, you always had a great time when with Hans and Gertrude. I will always cherish the time I spent in the Family. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends

    Trisha Vetterl

  3. Linda and Family,

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Hans was a great man, I feel so blessed to have met him and have shared the time I did with him. He always made me laugh. He will be greatly missed and may he rest in peace. Love Missy

  4. We are truly sorry to hear that you lost a man that all of you loved so much. There is now a void in your lives that no one can fill!
    The fact that Hans and Trudy traveled to North Dakota ( God's country) so that all of Bob's relatives could meet them was so Special. We all enjoyed this couple ~ they became "family" after one visit! Our hearts are with you during this sorrowful time …

  5. Our heart felt condolences, go out to the entire Vetteral Family on your loss. Take time to remember good times, to help you through this bad time. God bless.

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