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|Balmoral Park (11/26/08)
Contact: Tom Kelley
WILLIAM H. WESSELS PASSES
William H. Wessels, father of Balmoral Park’s longtime Association Steward Ben Wessels passed away on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 in Galesburg, IL after an extended illness. Mr. Wessels, who was 88 years of age, had 45 Great Grandchildren and 11 Great Great Grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008 from 6-8 pm at the Watson Funeral Home which is located at 1849 N. Seminary St. in Galesburg, IL. The phone number is (309) 342-1918. A rosary will be said at 8 pm that night.
A funeral mass will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008 at 10:00 am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Galesburg, IL. The burial will be at St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery in Galesburg, IL immediately following the mass.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that Memorials can be made to the Knox County Nursing Home Audubon Society.
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