In Loving Memory of

Elsie Irene Wessel

1930 - 2018
In Loving Memory of

Elsie Irene Wessel

1930 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, May 4, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:30am
Christ Lutheran Church 3509 SW Burlingame Road Topeka, KS 66604
Elsie Irene Wessel, 87, of Topeka, formally of Frankfort, KS passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

She was born November 14, 1930, in Effingham, Kansas, the daughter of Edward and Clara (Wahaus) Wehking.

Elsie married Vincent Wessel on August 13, 1949. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2005 .
Elsie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She also touched the lives of many children having provided in home day care for over 25 years. Elsie was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and board games with friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kenneth Wehking; a daughter and son in law, Diane and Ken Brown.

Survivors include sons, Larry (Julie) Wessel, Cheyenne, WY, Jim (Cindy) Wessel, Omaha, NE, Alan (Stephanie) Wessel, Omaha, NE, Bob (Tasha) Wessel, Hutchinson, KS; daughter, Cathie (Kevin) Wade, Berryton, KS; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; brothers, Alvin Wehking, Marvin (Trudy) Wehking, Glen (Barbara) Wehking; in laws, Joe (Mary) Wessel, Tom (Connie) Wessel and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, 3509 SW Burlingame Rd., Topeka. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at St. Ann's Cemetery, Effingham, KS. Family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7: 00 p.m. at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brewster Place Foundation, 1205 SW 29th St. Topeka, KS 66611 .

To share a memory of Elsie or leave a special condolence message for her family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Elsie Irene Wessel, 87, of Topeka, formally of Frankfort, KS passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

She was born November 14, 1930, in Effingham, Kansas, the daughter of Edward and Clara (Wahaus) Wehking.

Elsie married Vincent Wessel on August 13, 1949. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2005 .
Elsie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She also touched the lives of many children having provided in home day care for over 25 years. Elsie was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and board games with friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kenneth Wehking; a daughter and son in law, Diane and Ken Brown.

Survivors include sons, Larry (Julie) Wessel, Cheyenne, WY, Jim (Cindy) Wessel, Omaha, NE, Alan (Stephanie) Wessel, Omaha, NE, Bob (Tasha) Wessel, Hutchinson, KS; daughter, Cathie (Kevin) Wade, Berryton, KS; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; brothers, Alvin Wehking, Marvin (Trudy) Wehking, Glen (Barbara) Wehking; in laws, Joe (Mary) Wessel, Tom (Connie) Wessel and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, 3509 SW Burlingame Rd., Topeka. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at St. Ann's Cemetery, Effingham, KS. Family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7: 00 p.m. at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brewster Place Foundation, 1205 SW 29th St. Topeka, KS 66611 .

To share a memory of Elsie or leave a special condolence message for her family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, May 4, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:30am
Christ Lutheran Church 3509 SW Burlingame Road Topeka, KS 66604

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