Shirley Ann Kessen

First Posted: 1/1/2012

LimaShirley Ann Kessen, 78, died at 6:25 a.m. Dec. 31, 2011, at her Lima residence.She was born Dec. 12, 1933, in Lima to Kenneth E. and Margaret Frazee McAlpine, who preceded her in death. She married Ray Kessen, who preceded her in death.Mrs. Kessen was a 1953 graduate of Lima Central High School and was retired from the Lima Telephone Co. (now Sprint).Survivors include two brothers, Kenneth E. (Kay) McAlpine, of Dunkirk, and Rick L. McAlprine, of Lima.She was preceded in death by a sister, Janet L. Stemen.Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Allen County, 3006 Elida Road, Lima OH 45807.Arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services.Condolences may be expressed at

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