Robert R. Wessels

Robert R. WesselsWessels, Robert


Robert Richard Wessels, 89 of Oklahoma City passed away peacefully on July 8 2018. Robert was born to Oscar and Helen Wessels in Stuttgart, Arkansas on August 22, 1928. For four years of Robert’s life he worked as a Railroad signalman, for 33 years Robert worked in Paper Mill Operations and did tax preparation for several years. He held multiple Officer positions in the United Paper Workers International Union. Robert enjoyed fishing and family genealogy research. He is survived by his daughter Barbara Seeger, husband Steve, of Round Rock, TX, daughter Karen Kapka, husband Mike, of Warr Acres, OK, and stepson, John Eddie Flemmons, and wife Linda of McGehee, AR. Brother Charles Wessels, wife Wanda, of Ruston, LA, brother Lloyd Wessels, of White Hall, AR, sister Ruby Poteet, husband Jerry, of Pine Bluff, AR, brother Bill Wessels, wife Cheryl, of Casa Grande, AZ. Robert is also survived by his six grandchildren, Eddie Flemmons, JR, Christy Peacock, Brad Flemmons, Ricky Flemmons, Eric Seeger, Sam Kapka, and 8 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Nelle Wessels.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Viewing will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home. Services will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmond with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery.

5 thoughts on “Robert R. Wessels”

  1. Donna Rainey Weeks

    I am sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. Robert and Nell were good and people .

  2. Beth Pitts Trousdale

    Dearest Karen,
    My fullest condolences for your loss. May you feel the comfort and peace of Our Father, that only He provides, to heal our hearts and inspire our days in continued peaceful and joyful living. Blessings always your friend and sister in Christ, Beth Pitts Trousdale.

  3. Elsie Todd

    Barbara and Karen:
    So sorry you lost your father. Cherish the good times and may Gods peace surround all of you during this time
    Paul & Elsie Todd

  4. Donna Lautzenhiser

    Karen, I am so sorry for your loss of your father. You and your family are in my prayers.

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