Arthur H. Wessling, 83 of
Germantown, died Friday April 2, 2010 at St. Joseph hospital in
He was born May 21, 1926 in
Germantown to Bernard and Anna (Ripperda) Wessling; they preceded
him in death.
Also preceded in death by brothers
Vincent and Raymond Wessling, brothers-in-law John Schaeffer,
Clarence Beer, Norbert Schomaker, Harry Schomaker, Herman Rensing,
Elmer Rensing, sisters-in-law Eleanor Wessling, Loretta Wessling,
Cecilia Wessling, Lorene Rensing.
He married Bertha Schomaker October
28, 1958 at St. Damian Church in Damiansville and she survives in
Also surviving are his children,
Betty (Bruce) Rolves of Indianapolis IN and Carl Wessling of
Germantown; 3 grandchildren Sarah, Ryan and Eric Rolves: a brother,
Edward Wessling of Carlyle; sisters, Alvina Schaeffer and Florence
Beer both of Mascoutah, a brother-in-law, Edwin (Frieda) Schomaker
of New Baden: and a sister-in-law. Ella Rensing of New Baden.
Art retired from farming and was an
Army Veteran serving from September of 1952 to August of 1954.
Member of St. Boniface Catholic
Church in Germantown, Germantown American Legion Post 325 and past
commander, past Clinton County American Legion commander and was
involved with the Veterans War memorial at the Clinton County Court
House and the Veterans War memorial in Germantown.
Funeral Mass Monday April 5, 2010 at
10:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in
with Fr. James Buerster officiating. Interment St. Boniface
Visitation will be held on Sunday
April 4 from 4 to 8 PM and Monday April 5 from 8 to 9:45 am at the
Moss Funeral home in
Memorials can be made to the wishes
of the family and will be received at the funeral home.
Germantown American Legion will hold
services Sunday April 4 at 7:00 Pm at the funeral home.