James Samuel Kessler
Born in Woodriver, Illinois, on October 13, 1926
Died in Portland, Oregon on March 9, 2017
Married Delta Lorraine Triplett on June 20, 1947
Survived by his wife, Delta; daughter, Evangeline Kessler of Portland, Oregon; daughter, Annette McClenathan of Issaquah, Washington; and son Benjamin Kessler of Harbinger, North Carolina; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

There will be a memorial service on March 18th at 10:00 a.m. at The Neighborhood Church, 21065 SW Stafford Rd, Tualatin, OR, with a reception following.