Elroy W. Wessel

A memorial service was held on Nov. 6 at Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Mequon for Elroy W. Wessel, who died on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 at the age of 86 at the Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg. Family received friends following the service. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.

Elroy was born in Mequon on April 20, 1919 to the late Charles and Lena (nee Luber) Wessel. He married Cela (nee Smith) on April 29, 1944 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Elroy is survived by his wife Cela of Thiensville; children Dennis (Anita) Wessel of Lake Tomahawk and Trudi (Jim) Biefeld of Cedarburg; grandchildren Kristin (Greg) Cisewski of Stevens Point, Cheryl (Ben) Scaffidi of West Bend, Charles and Jon Wessel of Omaha, Neb.; great-grandchild Katrina Cisewski of Stevens Point; stepgrandchildren Vicki, John, Angie and Jessie; step-great-grandchildren Aaron, Taylor and Jordy. He is further survived by five sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Elroy was preceded in death by three brothers.