John C. Kessen

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“Deer Kessen Family, Shirley and I were sorry to hea of the passing of John. We were just made aware of his passing over the weekend, and were so...Read More »
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“SPANK and family, Sorry to hear about John. I hope it was an easy passing. We'll have to get together and drink one for him. God Bless. ”
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“Dear Kessen family, So sorry to hear about John. I remember him well running around with Jane many years ago and sad to hear about his passing. ”
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John C. Kessen, age 66, of Carthagena, died on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at his home. He was born October 6, 1947 in Celina, to the late Albert & Rita (Mertz) Kessen. He is survived by siblings Ann & Richard Mueller of New Bremen, Michael & Linda Kessen of Carthagena, Kathleen & Lari Robinson of Lakeview, James Kessen of Carthagena, Jane & Tom Feltz of Maria Stein, Dennis Kessen of Carthagena, Mary Kessen of Celina, Tom & Julie Kessen of Carthagena and Nancy & Craig Gray of Celina. He is preceded in death by a brother, Steve Kessen. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthagena, the Celina Moose and was on the founding committee of the Coldwater MD Tournament. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam and was a lifetime member of the Coldwater V.F.W. and American Legion. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and on Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry. Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.