Marian I. Kessens, age 90

Marian I. Kessens, age 90 of Batesville, IN passed away Monday, September 26, 2016 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville. Born April 15, 1926 in Batesville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence & Vera (Harris) Kramer.  Marian was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church and charter member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Marian was first married to Harry Williamson on November 30, 1946 and he preceded her on December 10, 1960. She then married Milton Kessens on January 25, 1964 and he preceded her on January 6, 2013.  Marian is survived by her children Linda Beard (Conley) of Oldenburg, IN, Dale Williamson (Debby) of Batesville, IN & Donna Miller (the late David) of Batesville, IN.  She will also be missed by her grandchildren Jeff & Greg Williamson, Kelley Ferrantelli, Kristina Hartman & Nick Miller Sr; great grandchildren Christina Crosley, Danielle Williamson, Kaylee Williamson, Kyle Williamson, Nicholas Miller Jr., Makiha Miller, Zackery Hartman & Makenna Hartman; brother Charles Kramer (Martha) of North Vernon, IN;  great great grandson Aiden Crosley; Brother-in-law Alvin Kessens of Batesville, IN and numerous nieces & nephews.  In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by her siblings Raymond, Edgar, John, & Omer Kramer, Arietta Ahrens, Margaret Fowler, and Marjorie Drockelman.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 4-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:00am at St. Mark Lutheran Church with Rev. Jill Kepler Campbell officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Paul Church Cemetery, Crossroads.  Memorials are suggested to St. Mark Church Cemetery or St. Paul Church Cemetery c/o Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN  47006.