Floyd Gessner

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Floyd Gessner
April 11, 1932 - May 6, 2018
Floyd Gessner, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed peacefully into His Savior's presence surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
He was born April 11, 1932, to Charles and Carrie (Strawser) Gessner. His boyhood years were spent in Pennsylvania where he helped with the family farming and logging businesses. In 1950 he came to Colorado Springs to attend People Bible College where he met his forever sweetheart, Jean Kile. They were married May 28, 1953.
Over the next twenty-one years they proudly welcomed three daughters to the family. He drove transport vehicles for several companies, retiring at the age of 78 after almost 44 years with Chief Petroleum. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife; his daughters, Marilyn (Carlton) McKay, Sharon Kennedy, and Mardella (Rob) Ganger; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Marlin (Ruth)Gessner; four sisters, Marie Lenker, Catherine Lenker, Leah Gessner, and Shirley (Tim) Lawrence; many nieces and nephews; and innumerable friends.
Viewing is scheduled at Blunt Mortuary on Thursday, May 10, 5-7pm. Service will be held at Grace Tabernacle on Friday, May 11, at 11am, with interment immediately following at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th Street.


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Published in The Gazette on May 9, 2018