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Friday, February 4, 2005

William Kessen

William M. Kessen, 57, 928 Market St., Celina, was found dead Feb. 3, 2005, in his home.
   Funeral services are pending at Lehman Funeral Home in Celina

Richard Schaffner

Br. Richard Schaffner, C.PP.S., 59, of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, died at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 2, 2005, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, after a brief illness.
   He was born Oct. 6, 1945, in Canton, to Lester and Lucille Mercier Schaffner.
   Surviving are two sisters, Chris (Barry) Pitkin, Canton, Kathy (Tim) Schaff, Massillon; and two nephews.
   A brother, Dale, is deceased.
   He entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1981 and became a brother in 1986. He was a teacher of history and religion at several ministry sites and was the pastoral assistant and director of religious education at St. Matthew Church, Akron, from 1998-1999. He came to St. Charles in 2000, where he worked in the office. He also taught adult religious education courses in the area.
   A Mass of Christian burial is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Charles, the Revs. Angelo Anthony and Jerry Steinbrunner officiating. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery.
   Calling is 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at St. Charles. There will be a vigil service at 7 p.m.
   Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, has charge of arrangements.


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