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Betty Jane KESSLER

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KESSLER, Betty Jane 82, of North Hampton passed away from a condition known as ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) September 9, 2013 at home. She was born April 17, 1931 in Clark County. She retired from Robbins & Myers in 1992. She was preceded in death by her husband, David A. Kessler in 1997. She is survived by her brother, Herman Fager of Wisconsin and her sister, Bertha Herrod of Indiana. Survivors also include her children and families, Kathy (Keith) Dippre, Janie (Gregory) Gearhart, Russell (Patty) Shatto, and Arthur (Cathy) Shatto, as well as fifteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Betty loved talking to people and wishing them well. She enjoyed gardening and quilting and then giving her quilts away. Special thanks to Eaglewood Care Center and Cross Roads Hospice Staff. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the ALS associations, A private celebration of Betty's life will be held for the family at a later date. The family is being served by the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. You may express condolences to the family at


Published in Springfield News-Sun from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2013
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