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1959 Esther 2021

Esther Wessell

September 9, 1959 — December 23, 2021

Esther Anne Wessell

September 9, 1959 – December 23, 2021

Esther Anne Wessell, 62 of Buchanan passed away on December 23, 2021 in Lakeland Spectrum Health in St. Joseph.

Esther was born on September 9, 1959 in Niles to the late Samuel and Fannie (Hart) Weiser, Sr.

On July 1, 1993 she married James V. Wessell, Sr. who passed away in September of 2019. She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Suzanne Lewis and Doris Smith and her brother, Bud Wayne Weiser.

Esther is survived by her children; Jamie Good-Fizer of Texas, Jennifer Carpenter of Marcellus, MI, Dustin Wessell of Texas, Bobby Wessell of Buchanan, Samatha (Michael) Wessell-Roberts of Kalamazoo, MI, as well as 8 grandchildren.  She is also survived by her brothers and sisters; John Weiser of Buchanan, James Weiser of Niles, Bertha Weiser of Niles and Shirley Ernsperger of South Bend and her special niece, Donna Jackson.

Esther loved coloring and doing puzzles.  She also enjoyed watching the Halmark channel.  Most of all she was dedicated to her family.  She cherished the time she had with her grandchildren.  Esther was always available to chat with family and friends. She will be truly missed by everyone.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services 615 E. Main St. Niles.

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