Eileen M. “Nonnie” Kessler, 91, of Nokomis, passed away on June 26, 2014 at 11:54 a.m. at Pana Community Hospital in Pana. She was born on June 1, 1923 in Nokomis, IL; the daughter of Grover and Della (Conlon) Kessler. She was a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis. Early in life she worked for the Free Press Progress in Nokomis; later she worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation until her retirement. She was an intelligent woman who was an avid reader and was always young at heart.
She is survived by her cousin, Marjorie Brummet of Witt, IL; special niece: Barbara (Buchko) Brush of Springfield, IL; great nephew: Brian (Ann) Brush of Pawnee, IL; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in passing by her parents, brother: Stanford “Bud” Kessler; sisters: Billie Buchko and Wenonah “Nonie” Gibson.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, IL. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Father Dan Willenborg officiating. Burial will be in Nokomis Cemetery, Nokomis, IL.
Memorials: Masses and Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62702
Arrangements by Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis, Illinois
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