Esther N. Wissel, 76, of Westport, passed away August 11, 2013 at Morning Breeze Nursing Home. She was born July 28, 1937 in Connersville, the daughter of Andrew and Velma Ruth (Ramsey) Steele.
She was raised in Connersville and graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in Jackson, Ky., in 1955. Esther was a registered nurse and had worked at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and the Batesville Waters Nursing Home at Brookville. She attended the Westport Wesleyan Church and enjoyed baking and cooking.
Esther married Arnold Wissel on July 5, 1975 in Connersville and he survives. She is also survived by her brothers, Don and Paul Steele of Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral services will begin August 15 at 1 p.m. at the Westport Wesleyan Church with Rev. Glenn Black officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery.
Friends and family may call at the Bass and Gasper Funeral Home August 14 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Westport Wesleyan Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.