Richard John Kesler, 93, of South Bend passed away on Friday, April 21, 2023, in his home. Richard was born on July 12, 1929, in Mishawaka, IN to the late John M. and Lydia (Krieger) Kesler. On July 16, 1949, he married the former Sally A. Smith who survives. Also surviving are his children, Sueann R. Kesler and Greg J. Kesler. He is preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Angel M. Kesler.
Dick is a 1947 graduate of Mishawaka High School. After high school he proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955 during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at Stouffer Graphic Arts both before and after his service time. He was also employed by the Sheet Metal Workers 120 from 1968 until his retirement in 1991.
The family always enjoyed camping in the early years and RVing in the later years.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka with visitation 2 hours prior in the funeral home. Dick will be laid to rest in St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger.
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