Dec. 4, 2001-Jan. 18, 2005
SELDEN -- Tristan George Michael Wessel, 3, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2005) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born Dec. 4, 2001, to Michael and Heather (Waterman) Wessel in Oberlin. He was being raised on a farm northwest of Selden.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents: Lawrence Wessel and Gerhardt and Mildred Waterman; and great-uncle, David Waterman.
Survivors include his parents, Michael and Heather Wessel of Selden; brother, Corbin Wessel of Selden; sister, Alexandra Wessel of Selden; grandparents, George and Lola Wessel of Selden, Melvin Waterman of Oberlin and Carol Passman Luedders of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and great-grandparents, Anna C. Wessel of Selden, Luella Sloan of Oberlin, Dean Godfrey of Topeka, and Don and Jean Passman of Franklinton, La.
Services are Saturday, 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Selden with the Rev. George Kochuvelikkakam and Deacon Stan Chapin officiating. Interment will be in Hawkeye Cemetery in Decatur County.
Visitation is Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, 8-10 a.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Selden.
The vigil service is Friday, 7 p.m., at the funeral home in Selden.
Memorials may be given to the Tristan George Michael Wessel Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home of Selden is in charge of the arrangements.