Joseph Kessler, 90, of Checotah, Okla., died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Warner, Okla. He was born June 26, 1927, in Medicine Lodge, Kan., and was the widower of Betty Kessler.

Burial was Jan. 5 at Gill Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.