Linda Wesselmann, age 62, of Carlyle, passed away Sunday, January 25, in St. Louis University Hospital. A Mass of Christian burial for 62 year-old Linda Wesselmann will be Wednesday, January 28, at 10:00 a.m., in St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at the Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle. Memorials are suggested to the Huey Ferrin Boulder Fire Department or to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.
Mrs. Wesselmann was born on February 6, 1952, in Highland, Illinois, a daughter of Frank and Loretta (Rensing) Varel. She married Marvin Wesselmann on November 18, 1977, in Bartelso, Illinois and he survives in Carlyle.
Linda is also survived by her children – Amanda Hinricher and husband Ryan of Winter Garden, Florida, Daniel Wesselmann of Lithia, Florida, and Jason Wesselmann and wife Laura of Breese; 4 grandchildren – Maximilian and Harper Hinricher, and Alexander and Katelyn Wesselmann; a sister – Geri Doelling and husband Keith of Venedy; and 4 brothers – Stan Varel and wife Mary Ann of Bartelso; Ron Varel and wife Mary Jo of Trenton, Greg Varel and wife Jeanne of Bartelso, and Mark Varel and wife Debbie of Beckemeyer. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Linda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was dedicated to her family and grandchildren and loved spending time with them. Linda was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle, and St. Ann Altar Sodality, and the Clinton County Farm Bureau. She did clerical and billing work for several area businesses and was also a homemaker and worked on the family farm. Linda loved tending to her garden and flowers. She and her husband traveled to numerous parts of the world, and she particularly enjoyed traveling to the Vatican and to visit her children and grandchildren in Florida.
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton Street
Carlyle, Il 62231