Gary Wessling, 51

Gary Bernard Wessling, age 51, of Winsted, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

He was born Sept. 18, 1965, in St. Paul, the son of Bernard H. and Joan (Rasmussen) Wessling.

Gary graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1984.

He owned and operated Wessling Construction.

Gary enjoyed playing pranks on people, hunting with his buddies, playing cards, and was amazing with children.

He is survived by his children, Edward B. Wessling, Ellie J. Wessling, both of Winsted, and Erica A. Wessling of Hutchinson; his father, Bernard H. (Mary Jane) Wessling of Winsted; his mother, Joan Krager of St. Croix Falls, WI; a brother, Joe Wessling of San Diego, CA; a sister, Susan Krager of Shoreview; other relatives, and many friends.

A memorial service took place Sunday, Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with Father Paul Schumacher officiating. Alice Nowak was the organist for the service.

There was a time of gathering from 4 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, served the family. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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