Robert K. “Bob” Koesser
Robert K. “Bob” Koesser, age 76, died early Monday morning, October 8, 2012, at the Minneola District Hospital, Minneola, Kansas.
He was born September 30, 1936, at Waukeegan, Illinois, the son of Richard K. and Jane Barbara (Jenkinson) Koesser. As a young boy he attended the Waukeegan school system, graduating from Waukeegan High School. After graduation he was a member of the United States Army Reserve, serving for several years. In 1958 he began his farming career in rural Meade County, Kansas, with his family.
He was a member of the Lutheran church in Illinois and attended the Church of the Nazarene, Meade. He enjoyed working, farming, boating, water skiing, and spending time with his family and friends.
On February 27, 2970, he married Connie Classen at the Church of the Nazarene, Meade. She survives.
Other survivors include: A son, Bret Koesser and wife Stacy of Louisburg, Kansas; Two brothers, Richard A. Koesser of Grayslake, Illinois, and Thomas Koesser of Zion, Illinois; Two grandchildren, Abigail and Conner Koesser.
Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012, at the Graceland Cemetery, Meade. Celebration of life services will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene with the Reverend Ron Willard presiding. Friends may sign the guest register at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, the casket will remain closed.
The family would welcome memorials to the Church of the Nazarene in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com