William Wessels
1942 - 2020
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William Wessels
Alexis - William L. Wessels, Alexis, died December 31, 2020 at home.
He was the son of William H. and June Wessels. He married Michele Shunick. He sis survived by his wife; son, Aaron Wessels; daughter, Ashley (Mark) Southard; two granddaughters, Alexia Wessels and Alexis (Nick) Massa. He is also survived by one sister, Elaine; and three brothers, Gary, Rick, and Ben. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Terry.
He was a lifelong farmer whose roots will always be in the heartland.
Per his wishes private graveside services will be at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to ROWVA FFA or Knox Co 4-H. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.

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Published in The Register-Mail from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2021.
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January 10, 2021
May you find peace and comfort in God’s love at this difficult time. Prayers for the family.
Patty Wessels Gustafson
January 9, 2021
Our condolences to the family. Willie was a friend, former employee and we will miss him. Rest peacefully.
Rob and Laura Olson
January 7, 2021
Deepest Sympathy from Jim and Aggie Nalley and Kelley Cruz
Jim and Aggie Nalley and Kelley Cruz
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