Obituary: Ervin C. Bessa
Ervin C. Bessa, 93, of Pelican Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at Friendly Village Nursing Home surrounded by his loved family. He was born Aug. 10, 1920 to Clemens and Stella (Muraski) Bessa in Chicago, Ill. Ervin moved with his family at age three to Monico, where he became a life-long resident of the Monico-Pelican Lake area. Ervin is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Imogene V.; his children, Sharon of Middleton, Rodney (Patty) of Pelican Lake and Daryl (Susan) of Lake Villa, Ill.; his grandchildren, Jessica, Kelly, Chance, Kyle and Layne; great-grandchildren, Zola, Mack, Fisher and Joe; a brother, Robert; two sister-in-laws; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Randy; siblings, Dolores Voight, Janet Huven, Florence Huven, Elaine Moore, Eugene, Richard and Leonard. A funeral service will be held Sept. 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home with the Deacon Ron Bosi officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle and leave an online condolence for Ervin at www.hildebrandfh.com.