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Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Complete Obituary
John Kessen
  John C. Kessen, 66, Carthagena, died June 11, 2014, at his home.
He was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Celina, to Albert and Rita Mertz Kessen, who are deceased.
He is survived by siblings, Ann (Richard) Mueller, New Bremen, Michael (Linda) Kessen, Carthagena, Kathleen (Lari) Robinson, Lakeview, James Kessen, Carthagena, Jane (Tom) Feltz, Maria Stein, Dennis Kessen, Carthagena, Mary Kessen, Celina, Tom (Julie) Kessen, Carthagena and Nancy (Craig) Gray, Celina.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Kessen.
He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthagena and the Celina Moose and was on the founding committee of the Coldwater MD Tournament. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, and was a lifetime member of the Coldwater VFW and American Legion.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.   
Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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