Iris M. Wessling

November 30, -0001 - April 30, 2009

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Wessling, Iris M. (nee Lawton ) Iris was married and is now reunited with her beloved husband of 62 years, the late William G. Wessling who passed away on November 26, 2008. Dear mother of Peggy ( Gary ) Weisberg of Gloucester, MA. Daughter of Martha and Rokeby Lawton. Twin sister of Violet Hall of Escondio, CA. Sister of Ruth Bell of San Gabriel , CA and John Bell of Denver , CO . Grandmother of Melissa Donovan of Newton , MA , and Jeffrey Weisberg of Peabody , MA . Great-grandmother of Sara and Meghan Donovan and Ava and Noah Weisberg. Mrs. Wessling was born October 21, 1921 in Sanger , CA and died on April 30, 2009 at the age of 87. Relatives and friends invited to attend Graveside Service on Monday, May 4 at 11 AM. Please meet inside gate at 10:45 AM at Arlington Memorial Gardens, 2145 Compton Rd., Mt. Healthy, 45231. Mrs. Wessling was a graduate of Stanford University , School of Nursing . She served in World War II as an Army nurse at Fort Ord , CA . With her husband, Bill, owned and operated Delta Fire Equipment and Dry Ice Co. in Cincinnati . Mrs. Wessling was a member of Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church and the Women’s Club of Cincinnati. She was an avid pilot who together with her husband, Bill, often flew their single engine Cessna from Cincinnati to Boston to visit their daughter and grandchildren. Together she and her husband, Bill, traveled the world on various trips. Her happy times were spent with her granddaughter, Melissa and grandson, Jeffrey, during summers in Cincinnati . She will be missed by her loving family.