Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.

HARPSWELL – A graveside Masonic service for Tilden Belmont Wessel, who was born March 1, 1927, and died March 20, 2008, will be held 9 a.m. July 26, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Sedgwick, by the Ira Berry Lodge. A memorial/scholarship fund has been set up in Tilden Wessel’s name by Maine Marine Patrol, which was a major part of his life. Those wishing to donate may send checks to Marine Patrol Benevolent Association, in memory of Tilden Wessel, care of Cathy Fetterman, 21 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333. Through this generous fund Tilden’s memory will live forever.