Laurence Joseph Kessler, 88, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.
Funeral services were held Sept. 14 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Liberty. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Iowa City. A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be made to the family at hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com.
Laurence was born Jan. 19, 1924, in Cosgrove, the son of Leo and Mary Walsh Kessler. He graduated from Lone Tree High School. He was united in marriage to Leona Jedlicka on Jan. 16, 1946, in Lone Tree.