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Germantown, IL 62245

Raymond H. Wessling



  Visitation:  Tuesday, February 28, 2006       4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, March 1, 2006       8:00-10:30 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
  Services:   Wednesday, March 1, 2006       11:00 AM
                    St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bartelso



Raymond H. Wessling, 87, of Bartelso, died Sunday, February 26, 2006 at his residence.

Mr. Wessling was born October 28, 1918 in Germantown to Bernard “Ben” and Anna (Ripperda) Wessling; they preceded him in death. 

Also preceded in death by a son, Gary Wessling; brothers, Vincent Wessling and Wilbert Wessling; his father and mother-in-law, Ben and Frances Wilken; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Wessling and Margaret Wilken; brothers-in-law, Clarence Beer, John Schaeffer, and Ben Wilken, Jr. 

He married Loretta Wilken on September 10, 1947 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso; she survives in Bartelso. 

Also surviving is a daughter-in-law, Doris Wessling of Carlyle. 

2 Granddaughters, Mallory and Bridget Wessling both of Carlyle. 

Brothers, Edward (Cele) Wessling of Carlyle and Art (Bert) Wessling of Germantown. 

Sisters, Alvina Schaeffer and Florence Beer both of Mascoutah. 

Ray was the co-owner of Wessling-Crow Trucking in Beckemeyer and was a former manager of the KC Hall in Bartelso and was an avid Pinochle player. 

He was a member of St. Cecilia Church in Bartelso, Bartelso Knights of Columbus Council 4745, 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly, 60 year member of Germantown American Legion Post 325, and Catholic War Veterans. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 11:00 AM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso with Fr. Henry Fischer officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery, Bartelso. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 28, 2006 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 from 8:00-10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.   

Germantown American Legion will hold services at 7:00 PM  and 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly will hold services at 7:30 PM all Tuesday evening at the funeral home. 

Memorials can be made to CCRC Community Link or to Carlyle Healthcare Alzheimer’s Wing and will be received at the funeral home.



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