Obituary: Robert E. Bessa
Robert E. Bessa, age 93 of Monico, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. He was born Oct. 17, 1924, in Monico. Bob served in the Army from Feb. 1943 through Feb. 1946, when he was honorably discharged.
Bob is survived by his children, Denny (Donna) Bessa, Greg (Kelly) Bessa, Gaye (Wayne) Houle and Denise (William Becker) Bessa; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores; and siblings, Florence Huven, Jeanette Huven, Dolores Voight, Elaine Moore and Eugene, Ervin, Leonard and Richard Bessa.
The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 6, at noon at St. John Catholic Church in Pelican Lake with Fr. Kevin Farrell and Deacon Ron Bosi will be officiating. Immediately following the Mass, there will be a procession to Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Elcho. Full military honors will be conducted by the Elcho American Legion Post 377 and by two representatives from the United States Army. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)