Dwight C. Wessels, 63, Goodell, died July 6, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond, with visitation following until 5 p.m.
Dwight Charles was born Nov. 2, 1955 to LuVerne and Charlene (Paulsen) Wessels in Belmond, where he was raised and educated. He graduated from Belmond High School in 1973.
Dwight married Jolene Dirks of Belmond. They later divorced.
Dwight worked a variety of jobs over the years, and he enjoyed over-the-road trucking most. In his free time he rebuilt Harley Davidson motorcycles, which appealed to his meticulous nature. He always had a joke for every occasion.
Dwight lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures.
He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts, and uncles.
Dwight is survived by his siblings Duane (Barbara) Wessels of Belmond, Lila (Chad) Pfleger of Knoxville, TN, Jason (Jennifer) Wessels of Nevada, and Lynne (Nathan) Henn of West Des Moines; uncle Bob (Kathy) Wessels of Belmond; step-mother Elaine Wessels of Belmond; along with his nieces and nephews.