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Rosella R. (Klosterman)  Kessler
  • Cancer Association of Mercer County, Inc.
    P.O. Box 624
    Celina, OH 45822-0624
  • Community Health Professionals of Celina
    816 Pro Dr.
    Celina, OH 45822

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“We kept in contact through the years, keeping each other updated on our families. We always had a wonderful time when we got together, Sally was fun...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Harbage - Charlotte, NC

“To Sally's family, I am SO SORRY you had this loss of Sally in your lives - particularly during the Holiday season when Sally was always excited...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sheila Weber - Baltimore, MD

“D)ear Marie, Kathy, Marlene and Mark & Diane, (as well as the rest of the family), Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Connie and Jim Fleck - Celina, OH

“I will always remember her smile..she truly will be missed by so many. Please extend my sincerest sympathy to your entire family. I have so many...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jacqueline Mihm - Bunn, NC

“We are so sorry and want to express our sympathy to all of you family members. We are fortunate to have our loved ones for as long as we do. Your...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ted and Jan Elsass - friends

“We were so blessed to spend time with her last year. She will be missed so much I am sure. I remember in 2011 we went with Rosie, her brother and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Dan and Sharon Sheeter - Santa Fe, TX

“Prayers and thoughts to the family in this time of sorrow. I graduated with Rosella (Celina IC class of 1944), we have kept in touch all these years...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Joan (Creeden) Keefrey

“....too many years of memories for a small space. Our entire childhood together, with your Mom the primary "guardian" of the two households. This is...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Char Harner - Kirbyville, MO

“Dear Marlene, So sorry to hear of your loss. I remember your sweet mother well from the times Cindy Foreman and I use to come over and play....Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Terri (Davis) Doenges - OH

“Marlene-Steve and family So sorry to hear about your mother. She was a great and funny person. I always enjoyed her. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Uhlenhake Knapke - CO


Rosella R. (Klosterman) Kessler, age 87 of Celina passed away peacefully with her family at 3:10p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 at her daughters residence in Celina. She was born on Sept. 6, 1926 in Celina Ohio to the late Aloys & Agnes (Gillig) Klosterman. On June 16, 1949 she married Carl "Friday" Kessler, who died Jan 26, 1981. Survivors include her three daughters Marie & Vernon Eichler of Celina, Kathleen & Dick Denning of Celina, Marlene & Steven Sommer of Celina, two brothers & sisters-in-law Cyril & Ann Klosterman of Beavercreek, Judge Mark & Diane Klosterman of Celina, seven grandchildren, Christopher Eichler of Phoenix,AZ, Katie & Brent Smith, Gahanna, Laura Denning of Washington, D.C. Philip & Katelyn Denning of Cincinnati, Andrew Sommer of Celina, Alyssa Sommer of Washington, D.C., Kale Menchhofer of Celina and several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her two daughters Patice Menchhofer and Mary Kessler. Rosella was a graduate of the Immaculate Conception Catholic High School in Celina. She was a life member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina and the Altar Rosary Sodality. She was formerly employed at J.C. Penny Company, Mercer County Court House and Sears. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30a.m. on Monday Nov. 25, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with Fr. Angelo Caserta officiating. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Celina. Friends may call from 2-6p.m. on Sunday and from 9-10a.m. on Monday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer Co. P.O. Box624 Celina, Ohio or Community Health Professionals of Celina 816 Pro Dr. Celina, Ohio. Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.