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Ray Orville Gessel

October 1, 1939 February 12, 2011
Ray Orville Gessel
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Obituary for Ray Orville Gessel

Ray Orville Gessel, age 71, of Salem, Ohio, formerly of Noble County, died Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Essex of Salem. He was born October 1, 1939, in Jackson Twp., Noble County, Ohio, son of Rhonda Adams Gessel of Macksburg and the late Elvin Gessel. He was employed in the timber industry and he was a Christian by faith.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his wife, Kathryne Wilson Gessel; three half-sisters; and two-half-brothers.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by one child; five step-children; one sister, Hazel (Harold) Bauerbach of Caldwell; two brothers, Elmer Gessel of Waterford and Charles (Catherine) Gessel of Macksburg; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be observed Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at Schafers Cemetery where friends may visit with the family from 12:30PM until the 1PM service time. Ken Perkins will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Ripples of Caldwell, P.O. Box 54, Belle Valley, Ohio, 43717.

12:30PM-1PM at Schafer's Cemetery

1PM at Schafer's Cemetery

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