Vernette Wessman

Obituary of Vernette Esther Wessman

Vernette Wessman, age 94, of Richfield, Minnesota died August 26, 2022. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota. Burial will be at the Poland Township Cemetery, Marathon, Iowa. Vernette Esther Wessman, the daughter of Elmer and Esther (Dahlberg) Wessman, was born in Cokato, Minnesota on July 4, 1928. She lived her youth near Marathon, Iowa and received her education at Marathon schools graduating with the class of 1945. After graduating from high school, she attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa and Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She made her home in the Minneapolis area and taught 2nd and 3rd grade for 37 years. Vernette was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling, spending a summer in Europe. She was very mission-minded and her faith was very important to her. She is survived by her sister, Marvis (Wessman) Hansen and brother Laurel (Kathy) Wessman, thirteen nieces and nephews and a host of great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Garner Wessman and Gaylon Wessman, and sister Virgene (Wessman) Reynolds.


2:00pm Tuesday, September 6, 2022
First Evangelical Free Church
5150 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
(612) 827-4705

A Memorial Tree was planted for Vernette
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