Helen Wesselman

April 18, 1920February 1, 2013

Helen Wesselman, 92, of Evansville, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013. She was born April 18, 1920, in East Chicago, Indiana.

Helen attended Indiana University where she met her husband, Charles A. Wesselman. She graduated with a B.S. in Education and taught kindergarten.

Helen was an active member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ on W. Michigan Street where she taught in the kindergarten classroom for many years, and was active in Ladies Aid and Family Fellowship. Helen played piano and organ and loved music.

Her community involvement included, Opti-Mrs., P.E.O. Sisterhood, AAUW, Family and Children’s Services, Board member of Friends of the Library, and Organ Club.

In 1996 she became a resident at Solarbron Pointe and “enjoyed every minute of living there.”

Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Charles A Wesselman.

She is survived by her daughters, Pam Buschkill (Louis) of Evansville, Nancy Tse (Chris) of Redding, CT, Barbara Gassett (Silas) of Jacksonville, FL and son, Robert Wesselman (Kim) of Boonville; ten grandchildren, Brian, Mark, Karen, and Bethany Buschkill, Peter Deibler, Jill Bekerman, Anne Norton, Sara Freeman, Silas Gassett and Clint Wesselman; six great grandchildren, Jack and Anna Buschkill, Samantha and Sophie Deibler, Katelyn Norton and Helena Freeman.

Services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Alexander Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Jeff Long and Rev. Lynn Marino, with burial to follow. Friends may visit Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 2227 W. Michigan Street, Evansville, IN 47712. Condolences may be made online at


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Janie Lafferty

February 14, 2013

Pam and Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. When my mom was still alive I used to enjoy visiting with the "Bridge Club" group. You have my thoughts and prayers.
Janie (Wulff) Lafferty

February 8, 2013

Bob and Kim, My sincere sympathy on the death of your mother. She was a beautiful person and a joy to know.We had many good times together and I will always remember her and your Dad and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Rita Horty

Jim and Shelley Noelle

February 8, 2013

Nancy, Barb, Pam, and Bob, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a terrific lady and we will always remember the family times we shared together.

Shirley Deutsch

February 8, 2013

To the Wesselman Family, you have my deepest sympathy, your Mom was a truly great Lady! I am sure you all have wonderful memories of both your Mom and Dad.

James Miller

February 8, 2013

Pam and your Family
You and your family are in my thoughts
and prayers.

February 8, 2013

My sympathy to your families. God be with you during this time. Ruth (Zimmerman) Baize

Jerry and Phyllis Schreiber

February 7, 2013

Sorry to hear mom passed, what a wonderful lady she have many wonderful memories to help ease this, our sympathies to the family.

Ron & Valerie Hollaender

February 7, 2013

Nancy/Barb/Bob, Very sorry to hear the news (from Ruth Moore's son Steve).I had an hour-long conversation with your Mom a few years back -- and what a great gal she was; I'm sure she and my Mom are having a great conversation up there about the old days on Harmony Way.

Jane Kerber (Barnard)

February 7, 2013

Barbara, my sympathy to you and all your family. It was good to see you at the WH reunion!

Crystal Hobgood

February 7, 2013

My condolences to you Pam.
With my deepest sympathy-Crystal Hobgood