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Timothy 'Tim' Wessels: 1964-2018


EARLVILLE — Timothy “Tim”  Wessels, 53, of Earlville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, at his home in Earlville, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Sept. 3, 1964, in McHenry, the son of Gerald L. and Margaret A. (Tesch) Wessels.

Tim proudly served in the United States Army. He enjoyed bingo, a good game of euchre and sports, especially the Chicago teams.

Tim loved watching his nieces and nephews play in their sporting events. He played on the Moose softball team in Rollo.

He is survived by his mother, Margaret (Theodore) Seed, of Earlville; two children, Jerald Wessels, of Sandwich, and MegAnn Wessels, of Leland; his siblings, Richard (Remy) Wessels, of Pine Island, N.Y., Naomi (Mike) Grace, of Somonauk, and LeeAnn (William) Linder, of Sheridan; seven nieces and nephews, Arial (Ryan) Bond, Tyler, Emily, Claire and Amelia Grace and Hunter and Alexis Linder; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 29, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Somonauk with Father Kevin Butler officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery in Somonauk. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Somonauk.

Memorials may be directed to Hines Fisher House.

For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to

Turner-Eighner Funeral Home
13160 W. U.S. 34, Somonauk, IL 60552

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