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.