Clare A. Wessel, the daughter of the late George H. Wessel and wife, Josephine, nee Meyer, was born 20 Jul 1890, near New Haven.
She passed away 11 Jun 1978, at the Hermann Area Hospital where she had been a patient since May 25. She attained the age of 87 years, 11 months and 21 days.
Miss Wessel received her education in New Haven area schools.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, George, Erhard and Alphonse Wessel; three sisters, Marie Reifeis, Theresa and Hilda Wessel; and two brothers in infancy.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Martha Hamilton of New Haven, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mr. Wessel was a member of Assumption Church, New Haven.
Funeral services were held 14 June from Assumption Church with interment in the Holy Family Cemetery, Port Hudson.
New Haven Leader 15 Jun 1978