In Memoriam: John Fetters, Past President IFI – US

John D. Fetters, 92, past president of the International Fabricare Institute – in 2007 re-named Dry-cleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) – and co-owner with brother Gene of his family dry-cleaning business Sanitary Cleaners, recently passed away at Spectrum Health Lakeland, St. Joseph US, surrounded by his family.

Fetters first joined his father and brother in their family dry-cleaning and men’s formalwear rental business, Sanitary Cleaners, after he returned from college. The two brothers expanded the family business to five stores in Northern Indiana and Michigan, along with ten dry-cleaning branches and five routes in Southwestern Michigan.