Dear Kessler family:
I am deeply distressed to hear of Joe's passing. I was taken aback by it and am still struggling with the sadness of such a terrible loss. Joe was one of my best friends at Cardinal Pacelli. I remember in second grade when I first met him, I knew we were destined to be friends. I remember going to the pool with Joe and I had so much fun. I will cherish the memories of playing basketball on the A-team with Joe for the Cardinal Pacelli Panthers. I am proud and honored to have shared minutes with him on that old gym floor. We laughed and cried together, he was a good man, a kind soul, and he will never be forgotten. You have my deepest sympathy in this difficult time. "I pray our heavenly father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished memories of loved and lost." -Abraham Lincoln. I was proud to know Joe and I'll never be the same because we were friends. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Yours most sincerely and Respectfully,
Patrick C. Uihlein
Class of 2001