Ken passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his home in Otsego. He was born August 7, 1944 in Hammond, Indiana the son of Russell and Helen (Paswinski) Kessler. Ken moved to the area in 1990 and for many years he had worked for Wise International. He loved to tinker and liked making things for his grandchildren. He also enjoyed working on cars and tractors and restoring refrigerators. On November 27, 1976 in Hessville, Indiana he married Nada Osting who passed away in May 2017. Surviving are his daughter Kristine Adams of Florida and step-son, Scott (Christina) Doelling of Ohio; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and sister, Ruth Chovanec of Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife and daughter, Kimberly Wilson. Friends may visit with Ken's family starting at 5:00 P.M., Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the funeral service at 6:00 P.M., with Pastor Barry Lucas officiating. Cremation will follow. Contributions in memory of Ken may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice of Allegan. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.