Nov. 29, 1954-May 25, 2008
OBERLIN -- Kevin E. Schiessler, 53, died Sunday (May 25, 2008), at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born Nov. 29, 1954, at Oberlin, to Frances Schiessler and was raised in the Herndon area. He attended Laing Center Grade School and Herndon High School.
On Aug. 6, 1976, he married Julie Leitner in Oberlin. They farmed in Rawlins County until 1997, then in Decatur County until 2005, then returned to the Rawlins County farm. They moved to Oberlin in 2007.
He was a farmer-rancher. He was a member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ in Herndon and the Herndon Coop Board.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Michel and Myrtle Schiessler.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Schiessler; son Chris Schiessler; daughter Haley Schiessler; and his mother, Frances Schiessler, all of Oberlin.
Services will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin with the Rev. Royce Leitner offciating. Interment will be at Immaneul Cemetery in Herndon.
Visitaion is today until 8 p.m., and Tuesday from 8 a.m., until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Kevin Schiessler Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.