In the community

In Westfall, she tends gravesites and memories

By Isaac Wasserman
The Enterprise
WESTFALL – Slender fingers release the chain allowing the steel gate to sweep open. LindaMae Nuessle passes across the threshold into the Westfall Cemetery.
The light sound of her footsteps can be heard over the gentle wind that brushes hair off her face. Nuessle settles on a bench under the cemetery plot map and information board — a friendly smile spreading across her face.
While most visit the historic cemetery to pay respects, Nuessle visits to repair and restore it. When Nuessle moved to Westfall in 2001, the outpost about 30 miles west of Vale had . . .