Tim & Carole* Etzel

Tim & Carole* Etzel

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Tim & Carole*  Etzel

Tim Etzel, bba '64 and honorary doctorate '07, graduated from Hayden High School in 1959. After he graduated from Washburn, he was employed by the Topeka Urban Renewal Agency from 1965 to 1970, serving as relocation manager and executive director. In 1966, he and his late wife, Carole, founded Jetz Service Co. Inc., now Jetz Companies, a coin-operated laundry service company serving multi-family communities, senior citizen homes, university housing, institutional leasing and laundromats. The company has 150 employees in 18 states. Carole (Bloomfield) Etzel, b ed '63, heavily contributed both time and resources to community projects in Topeka, like the Topeka Civic Theatre. She taught school until 1969 when she left to care for her family and serve as vice president of Jetz Service Company.