/ IDA mourns loss of Past President Dr. Robert Stetzel
IDA mourns loss of Past President Dr. Robert Stetzel
Dr. Robert Stetzel, 84, passed away March 22, 2012. Dr. Stetzel practiced dentistry in Fort Wayne for over 50 years, retiring in 2002. He was Past President of the Indiana Dental Association as well as the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society, and was integral to IDPAC efforts for many years.
He was a founding charter member of the Isaac Knapp Foundation for Education, and was additionally respected as a member of numerous national and international dental organizations. Dr. Stetzel will always be one of the Indiana Dental Association's "great modern statesmen."
He served the community as Past President of the Anthony Wayne Rotary Club, and was also a member of the Optimist Club. Dr. Stetzel was a retired Commander in the United States Navy and a Veteran of the Korean War. He was an avid Indiana University fan, loved playing tennis with his wife, golfing, flying his plane, and most of all spending time with his family.
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