Danny Joe Wessel


Danny Joe Wessel, 60, of Brownstown, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at IU Health Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Dec. 22, 1955, in Seymour, he was the son of Norris Gene and Thelma Disbro Wessel, both of whom preceded him in death. On Feb. 23, 1973, he married Jana Robison, who survives in Brownstown.

Danny was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Brownstown. He loved Indiana University and NASCAR and was an avid Tony Stewart fan. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Jackson County Antique Machinery Association Inc. and Bassmasters and a previous member of the Indiana Volunteer Firefighter’s Association.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jodi (Todd) Isaacs of Chandler, Arizona, and Brandy Leslie (Jason Renn) of Brownstown; a brother, Gary Gene (Rhonda) Wessel of Seymour; a sister, Linda (Tom) Hallow of Brownstown; and three grandchildren, Hallie Wessel of Brownstown and Kylie and Paige Isaacs of Chandler, Arizona.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Mark Leslie; and a brother-in-law, Ernie Robison.

The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.

Memorials may be made to the Simon Cancer Center or IU Medical Health Center.

Online condolences may be made at spurgeonfh.com.