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Nancy Riggs Hessel, 81, formerly of Mosinee, died Friday November 9, 2012 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
She was born March 31, 1931 in Watertown, the daughter of the late William and Nancy (Elliott) Riggs. On November 4, 1950 she married James Hessel.
She worked as a sales manager for the Salvation Army thrift store in Wausau.
In addition to her husband James, Wausau, survivors include three sons, Gregg Hessel, California, Elliott (Luann) Hessel, Rothschild and David (Kitty) Hessel, Illinois; daughter, Julie (Fred) Meyer, California; four grandchildren, Shane (Meghan) Hessel, Wausau, Frederick Meyer, California, Lindsey Meyer, California and Tiffany Hessel, Mosinee; two great grandchildren, Madison Hinton, Wisconsin and Destiny Hessel, Mosinee; two brothers, Stan (Ann) Riggs, North Carolina and John Riggs, Madison; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Elliott Riggs and his wife, Mona.
Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday November 15, 2012 at Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Published in the Wausau Daily Herald from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, 2012