Wesley H. Helsten, age 76, of Villa Park

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 3rd, 2020

Wesley H. Helsten, age 76, of Villa Park, died March 1, 2020.

Wesley was the loving husband of Barbara nee Korba; loving father of Ann (Eric) Ford of Bartlett and Wesley T. (Annie) of Mesa, AZ; loving grandfather of Kerstin of Buffalo, NY, Kaitlyn of MI, Hunter of Mesa, AZ, and Landen of Mesa, AZ; and loving brother of Ernest W. of Munster, IN.

A Visitation will be held Thursday, March 5, from 3-9 PM at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton Ave., Villa Park.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 6, at 10 AM, also at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home.  Interment Private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.

Wesley was born in Chicago.  He attended grade school and high school in Hammond, Indiana.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served from 1961-1965 during the Vietnam War.

Wesley attended Lewis College in the Aircraft Maintenance Program, graduating in 1967.  He worked for American Airlines at O’Hare Airport from 1967-2012, when he retired after 25 years.

Wesley loved hunting, fishing and baseball.  He enjoyed working with and on computers.

Memorials in memory of Wesley may be made to the American Stroke Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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