Roy D.W. Kessler, 81, of Billings, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at St. Vincent Healthcare.
The son of Julius and Anna Kessler, he was born on May 17, 1933, in Constance, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Roy married Sandra G. Knudson in Peerless, Mont., on Feb. 21, 1955.
He was very proud to have become a U.S. citizen in 1956.
He had been involved with Shaklee Sales for over 50 years.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra of Billings; four children, Chuck A. Kessler (Patti), Debbi L. Hanna (Jim), Sheila K. Kessler and Kandi L. Christophersen (Bill); grandchildren Dustin A. Kessler, Trenton J. Kessler (Melida), Patrick C. Kessler, Jesse W. Hanna (Sasha), Dylan C. Hanna (Sandy) and Jake D.W. Hanna; great-granddaughters, Sofia Kessler and Quincy Kessler. Also surviving is his sister, Lori Waldrup (Bill).
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, with interment in Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park.