Funeral services for Betty J. Kessler, 93, De Soto will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at De Soto Baptist Church. Burial will follow at De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS. She passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Olathe Hospice House.
Betty was born September 15, 1923 in Austin, MO the daughter of Lyle and Irene (Cole) Dickey.
She was a member of the De Soto Baptist Church, ABW, Bible study group, and Merrymakers in De Soto.
She worked in claims and salvage for Farmers Insurance Group office until she retired in 1988.
She married Joseph R. Kessler on February 14, 1962 in De Soto, KS.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Victoria A. Hall, De Soto; son-in-law, Bobby Thompson, Paola, KS; nine grandchildren; great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherry Lee Thompson, son, Danny Joe Hall and brother, Robert Dickey.
The family will greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 30th at De Soto Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made in her name to De Soto Baptist Church or Olathe Medical Center Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain mortuary.