Jon Keith Kessler

March 31, 1952 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 68)


Jon Keith Kessler, 68, passed away March 29, 2021 at home.  He was born on March 31, 1952 in Garrett, IN to Joseph and Mary M. (Foster) Kessler.  They preceded him in death.

Keith was a 1970 graduate of Eastside High School in Butler.  He lived his entire lifetime in the Butler area.  He worked maintenance at Rieke Corporation for 32 years.

Keith enjoyed the simple life.  He was an “Outdoors Man” passionate about conservation, planting of trees, nature, fishing and truly loved being with all his family.

Keith is survived by one son; Brian (Nichole) Kessler of Butler, and one daughter; Angela (Scott) Gruner of Angola and grandchildren: Sullivan C. Kessler, Skyelar R. Kessler, Mason G. Gruner, Sydnee L. Kessler and Brayden K. Gruner.  Also surviving are sisters: Teresa (Robert) Young and Marlene Wasson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Isabelle Knapp, Mildred Shultz, Lou Ann Haywood and Linda Harris, brothers: Jim, Joe (Bud) and Bill Kessler.

Family and friends will gather from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. on Friday, April 2, 2021 at H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home at 212 N. Broadway, Butler, IN.  Burial will follow in the Butler Cemetery. 

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April 2, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
212 N. Broadway
Butler, IN 46721

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