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John E. Kessler, Sr.
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John E. Kessler, Sr.

John E. Kessler, Sr., 75, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Wednesday September 20, 2017 at his home.
He was born January 9, 1942 in Buchanan County, MO to Raymond and Gertrude (Till) Kessler.
John married Brigitte Raciborski July 21, 1962, she survives of the home.
He was owner and operator of Kessler Sales. John was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and St. Joseph Boat and Yacht Club.
He enjoyed fishing, boating, antique cars, and most of all telling stories.
John was preceded in death by his parents.
Additional survivors include children, Julie Capoot (Steve), Patty Bullimore (John), Donna Bullimore (Joe) and John Kessler (Marites); 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Kessler (Charlene); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Seven Dolors Catholic Church. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to Seven Dolors Catholic Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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Parish Rosary




6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Seven Dolors Catholic Church

Hurlingen, MO

Cemetery Details


Mount Olivet Cemetery

St. Joseph, MO


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