The 93rd Kessler family reunion was held on Sunday, September 2 in the Trinity Lutheran Church basement in Stewardson, Illinois with 15 members present. After a potluck meal, the family genealogy was updated and much visiting and reminiscing was done. It was decided to have the 2019 reunion on the Sunday before Labor Day in the same location.
One birth was recorded: Jaxon Ronald Cole on August 24, 1918 son of Courtney(Schultz) and Haydon Cole, the grandson of Brian and Nola Schultz and the great grandson of Ron and Kay Schultz. One death was recorded: Dwane E. Kessler on December 27, 1917, Dwane was the son of Dwight and Waneta Kessler.
Family members present were: Jeff, Janet, Joel and Shyann Schultz and Donna Bales of Stewardson; Ray and Joyce Little and Carol Kessler of Shelbyville; Carolyn Kessler and Laney Schultz of Effingham; Don and Ann Kessler of Mode; Steve and Janet Kessler of Pana, and Patsy Lenz of Strasburg.