Mrs. Kessler was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Weymouth, Mass., and was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. She was involved with the Tracy Tritons swim team and South/West Park School.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Denman Kessler of Tracy; a daughter, Wendy Froiland; a brother, Scott Freeman of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Cheryl “Cherri” Ignatowski of Tracy; parents-in-law, Eugene and Reba Kessler of Ocala, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Her parents, Arthur and Avis Freeman, preceded her in death.
Burial will be private. Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., handled arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Kessler’s name may be sent to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1635 Chester Drive.