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Charlotte LaVerne Wessels

    Charlotte LaVerne Wessels, age 74 of York, NE, died Thursday, January 18, 2024 in York. She was born on September 22, 1949 to Fred and Mayetta (Campbell) Smith in Genoa, NE. On September 17, 1966, she was united in marriage to Roger Wessels in York.

    She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church in York. Charlotte was a housewife and loved spending time with family, kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. She enjoyed her work and being around people. She loved fishing, camping, playing bingo, playing pool, racecars, and attending the races at Junction Speedway. Charlotte was a loving wife and wonderful mother.

    Charlotte is survived by her husband Roger, daughter Cindy Holt of Altoona, IA, son Roger (Leann) Wessels Jr. of Harvard, NE, daughter Pamela (Ray) Taylor of Burwell, NE, stepdaughter Melissa Young of Holdrege, NE, grandchildren Justin (Tori) Wessels of Shickley, NE, Nathan Wessels of Bruning, NE, Christopher Holt of York, Amanda Holt of West Des Moines, IA, Malachi Holt of Altoona, IA, Beth Anne Madena of Topeka, KS, Jacob (Cristal) Madina of Denver, CO, Chantel Perkins of Seward, NE, Cheyenne Wessels and Nevaeh Wessels both of Elm Creek, NE, Desiree Hefner Kelly of Lincoln, NE, Jason VanHoosen of NC, Hunter VanHoosen of England, Alexus VanHoosen of Hickman, NE, Gideon Taylor, Tracy (Meghann) Taylor and Emilee (Sheldon) Taylor all of Burwell, NE, and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Jerry Smith (Donna Weldon) of Waco, NE, sister Sharon (Don Sr) Taylor of York, sisters-in-law Linda Smith of York, NE, and Carol Smith of York.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Larry, sister Janet, brother Gary, and daughter-in-law Annie Wessels.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at First United Methodist Church in York, with the Reverends Trudy Hanke and Art Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in York.

    Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2024, with the family greeting friends from 6-7:30 p.m. that same evening, all at Metz Mortuary in York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

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