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David Kessinger dies at age 64

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David Kessinger, age 64 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on March 9, 2015, in Michigan City, IN.

He was born on March 7, 1951 in Blue Island, IL, to Bradford and Beatrice (Raimo) Kessinger.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Sherry Kessinger; children Amanda (Frank) Zappia, Zachary and Alex Kessinger; grandson, Frank Zappia V.; siblings Denise Wojtonik, Roger (Linda) Kessinger, Ruth Bartoszek, Charmaine (John) Garrett and Cindy (Tony) Koetzle, and sister-in-law, Elaine Kessinger and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bradford and Doug Kessinger, sister, Sandy Jenkins and brothers-in law, Bob Wojtonik and Steve Bartozek.

David was a mechanic and a jack of all trades who enjoyed playing pool. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and son.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Cremation will be handled by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



Posted 3/11/2015




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