Cora Mae Kessler (89) of Beecher City


Published on February 22 2016 7:57 am

Cora Mae Kessler, 89, of Beecher City passed away Friday, February 19, 2016 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. with visitation on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. all at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City. Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery in Holland Township. Memorials may be made to the Robert Kessler Memorial Scholarship Fund at First State Bank in Beecher City or donor’s choice. Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City is assisting the family.

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Cora was born October 28, 1926 the daughter of Frank and Jessie (Holmes) Musser. Cora married Robert W. Kessler on September 6, 1947 in Effingham and he preceded her in death on September 1, 1999. She was a farm wife and a homemaker. 

Surviving are son George (Judy) Kessler of Shumway; daughter Nancy (Mark) Wolf of Beecher City; granddaughters Cody (Nathan) Doty of Shumway, Casey (Ryan) Dunaway of Beecher City; Cally (Tyson) Robertson of Effingham; Arielle (Zac) Roberts of Charleston, and Janae (Jonathan) Holtz of Shumway; great-grandchildren Kaleb Doty, Kylie Doty and Kynlee Kessler.

Preceding her in death were her husband, infant son Richard Kessler, parents and brother Earl Musser.