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Wayne B. Gettelfinger

Wayne B. Gettelfinger Wayne B. Gettelfinger

Wayne B. Gettelfinger, 65, Elizabeth, Ind., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at his home in Elizabeth.

He was born in Corydon, Ind., on Aug. 14, 1956, to Raymond P. and Rita F. Kannappel Gettelfinger.

Wayne was a commercial fisherman for 30 years, a former Taylor Township trustee and the caretaker of Evans Landing Cemetery in Elizabeth.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Janice Redden; and brother-in-law, Mark Redden.

He is survived by his wife, Christy Cortese Gettelfinger; sister, Anna Gettelfinger of Corydon; brothers, Leo (Weezie) Gettelfinger of Henryville, Ind., Tom Gettelfinger (Judy) of Sellersburg, Ind., and Richard Gettelfinger (Sue) of Tallahassee, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved canine companion, Gracie.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

Visitation will begin Friday, Sept. 3, from 2 to 8 p.m. and again Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Interment will be in Evans Landing Cemetery in Elizabeth.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Evans Landing Cemetery Fund, c/o Donna Russel, 9170 Highway 111 SE, Elizabeth, IN 47117.