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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Margaret E. Kessler

Margaret E. Kessler, 83, of Sandusky, passed away on Thursday afternoon, June 8, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

She was born on July 5, 1933 in Sandusky to the late Jesse and Eleanor Rumford.

She graduated from Sandusky High School in 1951 and worked as a crossing guard for the district for a number of years.

A longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church, Margaret taught Sunday School. She was also a Girl Scout leader and a teacher's aide. She loved reading, puzzles, crafts, and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. Most of all, she loved her family.

Margaret is survived by her children, Vicki Boesch, of Sandusky, Larry (Marsha) Kessler, of N. Carolina, Peggy Nickle, of Sandusky, Jeff Kessler, of N. Carolina, and Julie Kessler, of Sandusky; seven grandchildren, Steve, Danielle, Jim, Dennis, Travis, Nicole, and Ashley; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Kessler, in 1983; and sister, Dorothy Sullivan.

Friends may call from 12 P.M. on Monday, June 12 until time of funeral services at 1 P.M. in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Rev. Dr. Eric Bodenstab will officiate. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret's name to Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870: Radio Fund or Benevolence Fund.

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