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Julius J. Wesszo Sr.

September 27, 1931 ~ July 12, 2019 (age 87)


Julius J. Wesszo, Sr., 87 passed away at 3:20pm Friday, July 12, 2019 in his residence.


Julius was born on September 27, 1931 in South Bend to Louis and Theresa (Toth) Wesszo.    He retired from AM General in 1990 after 25 years of service.  Julius was a US Army Korean War veteran and a member of the VFW 9820 and American Legion 777.  He enjoyed working on cars and the outdoors, but nothing made him happierthan being a grandpa and spending time with his grandkids.  On June 18, 1955 he married the former Helen M. Borkowski.  She died on July 9, 2004.  Julius was also preceded in death by a daughter Donna Schmidt, a son Julius “Bud” Wesszo, Jr. and 2 brothers Joseph Wesszo and Louis Wesszo.


Surviving are a daughter Deborah Wesszo, 2 grandchildren Jenny (Nathan)Thompson and Krista (Bobby) Martin and 2 great-grandchildren Tyler and Gavin.



Viewing will take place from 4-8pm Tuesday, July 16th in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday in the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at

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July 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Funeral Service
July 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

July 17, 2019

11:45 AM
Sacred Heart Cemetery
24947 Western Ave
South Bend, IN 46619


American Heart Association

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