Gilbert C. Kaetzel, age 90, died Friday, January 1, 2021 at Chilton Medical Center, Pequannock Twsp. Mr. Kaetzel was born in Paterson, NJ the son of the late Carl and the late Elly Freida (Steinbach) Kaetzel. He lived in Wayne. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by Hoffmann La Roche, Nutley, as a technician and held several patents for designing pharmaceutical processing machines. Mr. Kaetzel was a member of the Annunciation of The Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church, Wayne and the Knights of Columbus
He is survived by his Loving sons: Gary and Glenn, his cherished grandchildren: Nicole, Karen, Kristen & Michael and great-grandchildren, Anthony Michael, Alessia & Oliver.
He was predeceased by his wife, Dolores (Kishel) in 2008.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 10:30 am at Christ The King Cemetery, 980 Huron Ave, Franklin Lakes will be celebrated by Fr. Michael D. Lombardo. Interment will follow.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org