Garden Chapel

Eileen Hessing

December 23, 2013
Pella, Iowa

1:00 P.M., Friday, December 27, 2013
Trinity Reformed Church
Pella, Iowa

Beginning at 2:00 P.M, Thursday, December 26, 2013
Family present 5:00-7:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

Riverside Church
Knoxville, Iowa

Oakwood Cemetery
Pella, Iowa

In Memory Of

Eileen J. Hessing
Pella, Iowa
(Age 75)

February 20, 1938 - December 23, 2013

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Eileen Joyce Hessing, the second daughter of Gerrit and Wilma (Van Haaften) Hasselman was born on February 20, 1938, at the family farm near Oskaloosa, Iowa in Mahaska County.  She passed away Monday, December 23, 2013, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House at the age of seventy-five.

Eileen graduated from Oskaloosa High School and later graduated from St. Luke's Methodist School of Practical Nursing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

On April 10, 1958, she was united in marriage with Elmer Lee Hessing at the Ebenezer Reformed Church in Leighton. To this union three children were born: Dwight Dean, Brenda Renee, and Cheryl Joy.

Eileen worked as a L.P.N. at Mercy Hospital in Oskaloosa, Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Pella Community Hospital, Marion County Home Health Care, and Hill Top North Nursing facility in Pella.  She and Elmer were members of the Trinity Reformed Church in Pella where she was an active member in the Love Circle Bible Study group. She was also a member of  the Pella Garden Club.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her husband, Elmer; her three children: Dwight of Pella, Brenda Colberg of Burlington, Kentucky, and Cheryl Hessing of Burlington, Kentucky; two grandchildren: Devan and Matthew Colberg; and one sister, Eleanor (Edward) Van Gent of Burnett, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Wayne Hasselman

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