Laverne Jeanette Bessler, 87, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 11, 2021, at the Village Care Center in Erlanger, KY. She was a wonderful woman. She was a shining example of how to be a loving joyful mother to her children, devoted wife to her husband, and servant to her God and her Church. Laverne was a homemaker; she made a happy home for her family and welcomed others with warm hospitality and amazing food. She was an active Eucharistic Minister and member of the choir at Blessed Sacrament Church, Ft Mitchell, KY, a member of the Diocesan Mustard Seed Community, and a member of the Northern Kentucky Pharmacy Association Ladies Auxiliary. Laverne was born in Dayton Kentucky to Elizabeth (nee Heeg) Ludwig and Joseph Ludwig. In 2019 she was preceded in death by the love of her life Joseph Bessler. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Betty Jo Small and Shirley Rauf. Survivors include her seven children and their spouses: Joe (Ruthie) Bessler, Mark (Martie) Bessler, Mary (Tom) Murrin, Linda (Jerry) Lorenz, Rob (Mary) Bessler, Cindy (Bill) Biecker, Tom (Laurie) Bessler, sister Sharon (Jim) Conforti and brother Larry (Joan) Ludwig. Also surviving are 33 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021, from 4pm to 8pm at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger, KY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 20, 2021 at 10am at Blessed Sacrament Church in Ft Mitchell, KY. Mausoleum entombment will be at St Mary Cemetery in Ft Mitchell. Memorial contributions can be made to Village Care Center Employee Assistance Fund 2990 Riggs Rd, Erlanger, KY 41018, Rose Garden Mission, P.O. Box 122070 Covington, KY 41012 or Northern Kentucky Right to Life, P.O. Box 1202 Covington, KY 41012. Online condolences can be made at www.linnemannfuneralhomes.com
Published by Linnemann Funeral Home - Erlanger from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.