March 15, 2008
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 3/18/2008 17:00:00
Plymouth OH 44865 3/19/2008 11:00:00
Robert Wayne Kessler, age 85, resident of Plymouth, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at the Hillside Acres Nursing Home in Willard. He was born on October 30, 1922 to the late Charles and Ida (Leonhart) Kessler and had been a resident of Plymouth most of his life. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Plymouth, OH. He retired from General Motors in Mansfield, OH in 1985 after 22 years. He was a life member of the Plymouth American Legion #447. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of W.W. II., serving on the USS Millicoma AO-73.
He is survived by one son, Arden (Penny) Kessler of Shelby; one daughter, Janaan (Donald) Sorgen of Kenton, Ohio; two granddaughters, Abbie (Wallace) Tackett of Shelby and Sarah Kessler of Mansfield.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Steele) Kessler; his parents, Charles and Ida (Leonhart) Kessler; 5 brothers, Cloyd, Ray, Arthur, Marvin and Merton Kessler; and 3 sisters, Lucille Kessler, Inez Hass and Viola Frank
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, OH. The funeral service will be Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at 11:00 A.M., at the First Lutheran Church in Plymouth, with Rev. Leonard Shatkus officiating. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, OH. Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church (organ fund) in Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Dear Jananne and Arden, My sympathy on your loss. Your Dad put up the good fight and did well with it. I know you will miss him a lot as will everyone at First Lutheran. It’s great when you know someone is gone but not forgotten. Hang in there, Love, Minny Clark
Arden, Penny, Abby & Sarah,
I would like to offer my condolences to you at your time of loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you.
Dear Arden,Janaan and family:
Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to you on your loss. Your Dad’s loss will be felt by many in the Plymouth community and First Lutheran Church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. Max and Linda Caywood
We extend our deepest sympathy on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Marge, Amy, Dee, Jackie and Steve