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KESSEL, Clarence J.: Died 1974

KESSEL, MESSER, DRISH

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Date: 10/17/2020 at 00:02:14

Fairfield (Ia.) Ledger
Monday, Aug. 19, 1974

Rites Today For Kessel

Funeral services for Clarence J. Kessel, 79, who died Saturday, Aug. 17 at 9:20 a.m., at the Jefferson County Hospital, were held today at 9 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church in Fairfield. The Rev. Karl Holtkamp officiated. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery at East Pleasant Plain. The Weston Behner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Kessel was a retired service station operator and spent 34 years in the oil business in Fairfield.

He was born April 22, 1895, in Brighton, the son of Joseph H. and Anna Messer Kessel. He was married to Marie Drish on Nov. 28, 1923.

He is survived by his wife; one son, George J. Kessel of Fairfield; nine grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and one brother, Victor Kessel of Kansas City, Mo.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and his parents.

(Transcribed for genealogical purposes only. I am of no relation.)


 

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