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Obituary for John Thomas (Jack) Wessling

John Thomas (Jack) Wessling, age 98, passed away peacefully on November 12th, 2023. John was born on June 21st, 1925, to Henry G. Wessling and Helen R. Wessling. He was predeceased by his six siblings; his son, Jeffrey Wessling; and grandson, Eric Graeser.

He was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, class of 1943. John was a proud Marine, a veteran of the WW II Battle of Iwo Jima; an accomplished golfer and horse racing fan. He was a longtime member of the Bonnycastle Club and the Quarterback Club of Louisville.

John is survived by his wife of 67 years, Norma Kempf Wessling; daughter, Janet Graeser (Kurt); son, Thomas Wessling (Sandra); daughter-in-law, Christina Wessling; grandchildren, Scott Graeser (Natalie), Brian Graeser, Madison W. Murr (Jake), Grant Wessling, John (Jack) Wessling, Jennifer Wessling, Samuel Wessling; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Graeser and George Graeser; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His visitation will be 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Monday, December 4th, at St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church, 2931 Pindell Avenue, followed by his funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.