Richard "Dick" Duane Wessles, South Beloit, IL (1939-2014)

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

April 6, 1939 - May 20, 2014

Richard "Dick" Duane Wessels, 75, of South Beloit, IL, died on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home in South Beloit. Dick was born on April 6, 1939, in Iowa City, IA, the son of George and Rose Marie (Vinton) Wessels, Jr. Dick was employed for more than thirty-six years as a machine repairman at Monterey Mills in Janesville, WI. He was a "Jack Of All Trades" who enjoyed playing cards, camping, and doing carpentry work.

Dick is survived by his sisters, Phyllis Wessels of South Beloit, IL, and Betty Ellefson of Beloit; his brothers, Robert (Shirley) Wessels and Raymond (Candace) Wessels, both of Beloit; his children: Rich, Lori, Cindy, Josh, Jesse, Mandy, and Kim; twelve grandchildren, including a special grandson, Dustin; along with numerous nieces; nephews; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Wessels; and brothers, Marlin Wessels, and Don Wessels.

Private family services will be held at a later date. HANSEN-GRAVITT FUNERAL HOME in Beloit, WI, is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hansengravitt.com.


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