James Ronald Wessler

James Ronald Wessler, 78, of Sunman, died at Decatur County Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

James was born in Cincinnati on May 14, 1942, to Charles and Emma Kinman Wessler. Following high school, he served his country in the U.S. Army. Later he married Barbara A. Kistner. James worked as a diesel mechanic for many years. He loved fishing, working on his small horse farm in Lawrenceburg, and cutting grass.

James is survived by a son: David A. Wessler and Vickie of Lawrenceburg; a daughter: Rachel M. Wessler of Florida; four grandchildren: Alexandra, Jessica, Hannah, and Hailey; a sister-in-law: Kim Haeufle of Sunman; and several nieces. James was preceded in death by his parents; his wife on April 14, 2012; several siblings; and his beloved father-in-law, Charles.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no public services. Burial will be in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. For more information, share memories or to sign the online guest book, go to www.cookrosenberger.com. The Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home staff is honored to serve the Wessler family.