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John J. "KC9JLI" Kessler, 79, of Waterloo, IL, died June 2, 2022, in St. Louis, MO. He was born September 3, 1942, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his wife Judith Ann Kessler nee May; children Tina (Michael) Ford and Cathy Kessler; grandchildren Brenden J. Kessler, Justin A. Kessler, and Brielle F. Kessler; Allison (Dustin) Ervin, and Emmi Lou Ford; brother-in-law Wayne Sweet; sister-in-laws; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his son Thomas R. Kessler; parents Arthur and Constance (nee Koenigsmark) Kessler; sister Virginia Sweet; and aunt Carmelita Koenigsmark.
John was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL, a United States Air Force Veteran, longtime member of National Speleological Society, Meramec Valley Grotto (MVG), a certified member of the National Association for Amateur Radio, and a member of Ancient Modulators Amateur Radio Club (KC9JLI). John found happiness with family and all those he encountered in his clubs, neighbors, and community. John was not only intelligent but could fix about anything he put his mind to. John was committed with 42 years as an electrical engineer and committed to his faith. John nurtured his spirituality throughout his lifetime. John found pleasure in caving, ham radio and riding his electric bike. John was very detailed focused but at the same jolly and joyful. John will be most remembered by his warm smile and generosity of himself.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4 PM to 7 PM Monday, June 6, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:30 AM Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
Monday, June 6, 2022
4:00 - 7:30pm (Central time)
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
8:00 - 9:30am (Central time)
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Starts at 10:00am (Central time)
SS Peter and Paul Church
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