John Joseph Kesseler


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John Joseph Kesseler

John Kesseler passed away on March 7, 2022, at the age of 89. He was a long time resident of Bellevue, Washington.

He was born July 26, 1932 in Urbana, Illinois to John and Nina Kesseler. After serving in the United States Navy and graduating from Michigan State University, John was a long-time sales manager at Hills Bros. Coffee (Nestle) retiring at age 60. John was a family man who enjoyed square dancing with his wife June, the companionship of his children and loyal cat, Molly, following local sports teams, and service to his church.

John was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He is survived by his sons: Timothy (Jennifer), David; daughters: Susan Zalischi (Dragos), Jacquelyn Kenny (Kevin); Mary Smith; brother William Kesseler (Judy); 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Preceded by his beloved wife of 54 years, June Kesseler; his oldest son John James Kesseler; sisters: Rosalie (Frank) Brandell, Barbara (Edward) Johnson; and brother Robert (survived by Georgia).

A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, April 1, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Louise Church, 141 156th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98007. Burial at Tahoma National Cemetery.

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