Kent William Gesse, age 52, of LaPorte, Ind., passed away Wednesday,
September 18, 2013.
He was born May 27, 1961, in Gary, Ind., to Paul and Jackie Gesse.
Survivors include three children: Elizabeth Ann Gesse, Haley Michelle Gesse
and John David Gesse; former wife, Cindy (Kissinger) Gesse all of Michigan
City, Ind.; his parents, Paul and Jackie Gesse of Valparaiso, Ind.; two
brothers, Keith (Leslie) Gesse of Chesterton, Ind., and Kurt (Andrea) Gesse
of Tyler, Texas; brother-in-law, Jim Duncan; nieces and nephews Dan (Alison)
Duncan, Kari Duncan, Sean (Jackie) Duncan, Reed Gesse and Luke Gesse; and
one great-niece, Cailin.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Karen Duncan.
Kent received his Associates Degree from Purdue North Central and was
working as a Dock Supervisor at Estes Express Lines in South Bend, Ind. Kent
enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. His greatest joy was his three
children, who will cherish happy memories of their dad.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2:00 p.m., at
Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Ind., with the Rev.
Jane Aicher officiating. Burial is to follow at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery
Visitation will be held Saturday, September 21, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Moeller
Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family for the children’s