Doris Jean “Jeanie” Wesselman, 78, of Boonville, Missouri, died Sunday, March 17,
2019 at the Katy Manor Nursing Home in Pilot Grove. Friends and family will gather at the S.S.
Peter and Paul Catholic Church for visitation on Friday, March 22nd from 9 to 11 A.M. A Mass
of Christian Burial will commence at 11 A.M. Reverends Bill Peckman and Phillip Kane will
officiate. Jeanie will be laid to rest in the St. Martins Cemetery in Martinsville.
Jeanie was born August 24th, 1940 in Boonville, to Cletus and Ann Gerling. After
graduating from S.S. Peter and Paul High School, she married John Edward “Eddie”
Wesselman on November 8, 1958. She was very outgoing and enjoyed talking to and sharing
stories with anyone who would listen.
She is survived by her four sons, Mike (Karen) of Pilot Grove, Missouri, Mark of Rocky
Mount, Missouri, Jeff (Teri) of Fleming Island, Florida, Matt (Jennifer) of Independence,
Missouri, and brother, Donald C. Gerling, of Winchester, Virginia. Grandchildren Rachel,
Amber, Amanda, Chelsea, Melissa, Heather, Abby, Mikala, and Bailey will miss their Mimi. She
was also blessed with Great Grandchildren Clayton, Kristin, Harper, Brantley, and Harrison.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, her sisters Betty and Mary, and
Memorials are suggested to Martinsville Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at: www.howardfh.com.
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