She was born April 28, 1952 in Norwalk, Ohio, to the late Harold J. and Doris L. (Dillingham) Kessler, and was a lifelong area resident. Kathy was a 1970 graduate of Monroeville High School and E.H.O.V.E. Joint Vocational School. She attended the Chapel, South Campus, Norwalk, Ohio. Kathy was a former employee of Norwalk Furniture Company, retired from the G.E. Lamp Plant, and was a farm wife. She was a member of the Willard Moose Lodge #253, and Eagles Aerie #711, Norwalk, Ohio. Kathy enjoyed reading, flower gardening, and animals.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Fred H. Hacker of Greenwich, Ohio, by her sisters, Linda K. Kamann of Monroeville, Ohio, Janet (Rodney) Anderson of New London, Ohio, and Judy (Jay) Schaffer of Monroeville, Ohio, and numerous nieces, and nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Kessler in 2012, Eugene Kessler in 2015, and William F. Kessler in 2014, and by her brothers in law, Donald Kamann in 2013, and John Hacker in 2012.
Friends may call on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio, where funeral services will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Monroeville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenwich Library, 4 New Street, Greenwich, Ohio 44837, or to Rails to Trails, 44 East Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio.
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