Raymond August "Ray" Wessel, 76, of Evansville, IN, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at Holiday Health Care Heritage Center. He was born December 22, 1942 in Evansville to the late Carl Gottlieb and Adelaide Barbara (Coudret) Wessel.
Ray worked at Wessel's Market as a butcher starting in 1958 then went on to Schnuck's as a baker until 2017.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Frances Wessel; son, Mark Raymond Wessel; and grandson, Chase August Wessel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 918 W Mill Rd., Evansville, IN. Father Jason Gries will officiate and burial will follow in St. Rupert's Cemetery, Red Brush.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Meyer Chapel, 100 E Columbia St., Evansville, IN (812) 424-9288. Memorial contributions may be made to CAJE, PO Box 18172, Evansville, IN 47719. Sympathy wishes to the family may be shared at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com.