Gerald Kessler, 76, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
He was born March 2, 1937, in Hillsboro to Rudolf and Katherine (Kasper) Kessler. He married Joyce Thiessen on June 9, 1958, in Hillsboro.
Survivors: wife, Joyce Kessler; son, Lynn (Marie) Kessler of rural Lehigh; daughters, Renay (Phil) Neufeldt of Buhler, and Melanie (Rick) Reed of McPherson; and nine grandchildren.
Celebration of life service was Monday, June 10, at Parkview M.B. Church, Hillsboro. Memorials: the church or Gideons, in care of Jost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.