January 28, 2007
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 1/30/2007 14:00:00
Paul Edward Kessler, age 74, long-time resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2007. He was born on February 12, 1932 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Ronald F. and Anna K. (Hay) Kessler. Mr. Kessler was employed by R.R. Donnelly for 28 years as a production planner. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and a member of the 55 Plus Club at the church. He served in the US Army as a corporal during The Korean Conflict. He was also a member of the Willard American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Risner) Kessler whom he wed on July 10, 1954; one son, Ron (Cheryl) Kessler of Willard; three daughters, Paula (Gerard) Gladieux of Oregon, Ohio, Kristen (Richard) Reinhart of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Virginia (Lee) Dedrick of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Jason, Erin, Bret, Amanda, Paul, Eric, Tyler, and Justin; and two sisters.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and one sister.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Paul’s Athletic Boosters in Norwalk. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhome.com