|Barbara L. Wessels, 84, of Galesburg died at 4:30 pm Tuesday, November 27, 2012 in Seminary Manor Nursing Home.
She was born December 26, 1927 in LaHarpe, Ill., the daughter of Sterling and Grace Sappington Lovitt. She married Jim Morss. She later married Elmer Wessels on November 19, 1977 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on February 13, 1990.
She is survived by her sister, Fern (Aven) James of Galesburg and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother, Kenneth Lovitt.
Barbara worked as the secretary for G&M Distributors and Protexall Inc. for several years. She graduated from Abingdon High School and attended the First Christian Church.
Graveside services are scheduled for 11:30 am Saturday, December 1, 2012 in LaHarpe Cemetery. Rev. Martha Jean Fitch will officiate. Visitation will be 9:00-10:00 am Saturday at Hinchliff-Pearson West Galesburg Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com