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Erwin "Wes" Wessels

Erwin "Wes" Wessels, Jr., 88, husband of Hazel Conklin Wessels passed away at his
home Friday March 18, 2011.

Born in New Britain, CT, he was a son of the late Erwin Wessels, Sr. and Margaret Muller Wessels.

Wes was a United States Navy veteran having served during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired from Southern New England Telephone Company with 35 years of service. He was also a member of Bells United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years Hazel Conklin Wessels of the home; 1 son, George Erwin Wessels of Abbeville, SC; 1 daughter, Elaine W. Carlson and her husband,
Robert, of Bolton, CT; 1 sister, Margaret W. Sumoski of Old Saybrook, CT; 4 grandchildren, Christine Carlson, Leah Haynes, Jana Jordan and Brad Wessels and 1 great-grandson, Noah Haynes.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM in Bells United
Methodist Church with burial to follow in Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson, SC.

The family will receive friends on Monday, March 21, 2011 from 6:00 until 7:30 PM at
The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of his granddaughter Leah Haynes 72 Austin Drive Abbeville, SC.

Memorials may be made in memory of Wes to Bells United Methodist Church 2540 Flat Rock Rd. Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, March 21, 2011
6:00 - 7:30 PM


Bells United Methodist Church
2540 Flat Rock Road
Abbeville, SC  29620
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
2:00 PM

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To Leah and the Wessels family; I was so sorry to hear of the passsing of your papa. (He really put up a hard fight.) I will keep you all in my prayes in the weeks to come. God Bless you all, Linda

Linda Tiller Mar 22 2011 12:00 AM