Donald “Don” Theodore Kessler, age 86 of Grand Haven, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Mercy Hospital. He was born June 3, 1933, in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, to the late Albert and Philomina (Andres) Kessler.
Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1952-1956, during the Korean Conflict Era. Upon his return from deployment, he married Joan Starr on November 3, 1956, in Big Rapids, Michigan. Don was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and worked for the Grand Rapids City Water Department for 30 years, until his retirement. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, playing bingo and going on trips to the casino. Don also had a passion for gardening and tinkering in his workshop.