Hans Hessler, 76, of Manila, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Kusel, West Germany, he was the son of the late Paul and Therisia Glazzer Hessler and moved to the United States with his family in 1960. He lived for many years in Salinas, Calif., before moving to Manila in 1989. He was a former employee of American Greetings in Osceola and the Manila Nursing Center. Mr. Hessler was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Mona Whitehead Hessler of Manila; two sisters,
Christel Loos of Thallichtenberg, Germany, and Erika Ali of Salinas, Calif.
Graveside funeral service were 2 p.m. Monday at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. Jared Russell officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family received friends from 5-7 Sunday evening at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila.
Guest register is at www.howardfuneralservice.com.