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Fern Wessel, 100, of Armour and formerly of Huron

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017

ARMOUR  Fern Wessel, 100, of Armour and formerly of Huron, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at her home in Armour.

There will be no public services. According to her wishes, a private family service will be held.

Fern Wessel was born July 19, 1916, near Bonilla to Harvie J. and Carrie (French) Williams. She attended school at Bonilla and lived in South Dakota most of her life.

She was united in marriage to Elvin Fleming in 1934. She married Alfred Wessel March 3, 1943, and resided on a farm ten miles south of Huron for many years.

She worked for Sears and for the Beadle County Extension Center with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program.

She is survived by her sons, Stewart E. (friend Gloria) Fleming of Armour, and Harvie John (Roberta) Fleming of Waterloo, Iowa; stepson, Irving (Arlene) Wessel of Huron; stepdaughter-in-law, Delores Wessel of Sioux Falls; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husbands; four brothers and their wives, Richard and Hattie, Delbert and Susie, Merlyn and Ruth, and Keith; sister, Verle; daughter-in-law, Blanche Fleming; three stepsons, Robert, Lowell and Dale; stepdaughter-in-law, Doraine Wessel; and several grandchildren and nephews.

Arrangements are under the direction of Kuhler Funeral Home.

Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com

For the complete article see the 02-17-2017 issue.

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