Ernest Hayward Wessman Gone Golfing \tErnest Hayward Wessman, 88, passed away February 19, 2010 of causes incident to age. \tHe was born to Henry Richard Emmanuel and Hazel Jean Hayward Wessman on June 30, 1921, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He enlisted in the US Army a few months prior to World War II, served the early part of the war in Hawaii and later served in Europe. After the war, he worked full-time for the Utah National Guard until his retirement in June, 1976, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Ernie married Elaine Everett on March 22, 1947. Ernie was a fantastic husband, father, grandfather, and brother, and his family will always remember his devotion and love toward each family member. Ernie and Elaine spent many wonderful winters with friends in Bahia Kino, Mexico, and Casa Grande, Arizona, and also enjoyed many friendships while spending summers at Star Valley, Wyoming. \tHe is survived by his wife, Elaine; children, Ernie (Annette) Wessman of South Jordan, Utah; Mark (Martha) Wessman of Springfield, Virginia; Lynn (Laurel) Wessman of Arlington, Virginia; Laurie (Don) Kocherhans of South Jordan, Utah; Lee (Cheryl) Wessman of West Jordan, Utah; and Dan (Patricia) Wessman of Chesapeake, Virginia; 20 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; brother, Keith (Lilly) Wessman of Henderson, Nevada; sister, Norinne Husbands of Nephi, Utah. He was preceded in death by his parents and eleven brothers and sisters. \tA brief graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 11:00 a.m. at Valley View Memorial Park, 4400 West 4100 South, West Valley City, Utah. Friends may call on Monday, from 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah.