Lorna Wesseling, Lincoln, Neb.Lorna Wesseling, 54, of Lincoln, Neb., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at her home.
Lorna Wesseling, 54, of Lincoln, Neb., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at her home.
She was born July 5, 1958.
A private family memorial service will take place at Mount Funeral Home, Platte. Burial will be in Platte Cemetery.
Lorna Lou Wesseling was born in Platte to James and Berniece (Koopal) Wesseling. She graduated from Chamberlain High School in 1976 and went on to continue her education, becoming a legal secretary. After completing her education, she relocated to New York City where she was employed at a legal firm for several years.
She united in marriage to Howard Blumberg on June 21, 1981, in New York. To this union a daughter, Amanda Jean Blumberg, was born on June 3, 1986, who was the light of her life.
In 1999 the marriage ended.
Lorna was a very kind, considerate and wonderful person with a big heart. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who met her.
Grateful for having shared in Lorna’s life: her daughter, Amanda Jean Blumberg of Bronx, N.Y.; her father, James Wesseling, of Parkston; two sisters: Carmen (Randy) Assmus of Lime Springs, Iowa, and Brenda (Richard) Hebrink of LaMont, Iowa; a brother, Mike (Paula) Wesseling of Fairfax, Va.; great-grandmother, Gertrude Wesseling of Sioux Falls; a very special friend, Steven Olson of Lincoln, Neb.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Lorna was preceded in death by: her mother, Berniece (Koopal) Wesseling; her grandparents, Jennie and Martin “Mert” Koopal; and grandfather, Harold Wesseling.
Memorials in Lorna’s honor may be directed to: First Reformed Church, P.O. Box 418, Platte, S.D., 57369.
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