Donald E. Wessing, age 81 of Branson, formerly of Brookfield, died Saturday August 10, 2013 at Cox Medical Center in Branson.

Donald E. Wessing, age 81 of Branson, formerly of Brookfield, died Saturday August 10, 2013 at Cox Medical Center in Branson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday August 17, 2013 at Rhodes Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Myers officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm with family receiving friends from 1:00 pm until time of service. Memorials have been suggested to the Diabetes Association and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Mo. 64628. On-line condolences to www.rhodesfh.com
Donald Eugene, son of Bernard Francis and Maudie Ione Creason Wessing was born on February 8, 1932 in Brookfield. He was a retired railroad engineer and had been a resident of Branson for the past eleven years.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Wessing of the home; three children, Robert Wessing and wife Sarah of Brookfield, Kenneth Wessing and wife Debbie of Ankeny, IA., Debra Keller and husband Jerry of Brookfield; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren,
Don is preceded in death by his parents, a son, Paul Wessing and a sister, Nancy Hunziker.