Wessels, Izak Frederick

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Izak Wessels
Izak Wessels

Izak Frederick Wessels, MD, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine Wessels; his children, Gunter, Delia, Rhoda; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday March 9, at Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church.  

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m., and following the service from 5-6 p.m. in the atrium.  

In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions can be made to Adventist World Aviation or The Kenya Church Building Project, in care of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, P.O. Box 3002, Collegedale, Tn. 37315.               

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.


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