Lloyd Kessler, age 71, 555 40th Street SW, Fargo, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, in MeritCare Hospital, Fargo.
Lloyd John Kessler was born December 19, 1932, in Anamoose, ND, the son of Lawrence and Christina (Hirsch) Kessler. He grew up there and graduated from high school in 1950. He then served in the U.S. Navy from 1950-53 during the Korean War, and was stationed in the South Pacific. Following his military service, Lloyd returned to Valley City, ND, and worked for a distributorship there. He later moved to Redlands, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles, in California, and worked as a salesman for a roofing materials company. Lloyd married Marie Colby in California in 1978. She died in 1989. After retiring, Lloyd moved to Fargo in 1992.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in Lutheran Church of the Cross, West Fargo.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com