Diana Lee Kesler (Lady Di), age 68, of Bath, Michigan died peacefully at home on March 4, 2011 surrounded by family. She was born to the late Deloris and William Gordon on June 19, 1942 in Lansing, Michigan. On September 17, 1960 Diana Lee married Daryl Lee Kesler and they recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.
Diana was a faithful member of St. Casimir Catholic Church and truly enjoyed her church family.
Diana enjoyed her family and friends tremendously and loved to travel. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, and crafts. She also loved to seek out area casinos and play the slots. She spent a lot of time during the summer at their Mullett Lake cottage and wintered in Plant City, Florida.
Diana was a devoted and loving wife, mom, grandma, and great-grandma. She was very proud of her family’s work and accomplishments. She is survived by her husband, Daryl and their children, Tim (Tonya), Todd (Anne), Troy (Camie); grandchildren, Jake, Levi, Gabriel, Jake, Cristina, Cody, Taylor, Kasey; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Terry (Rosemary) Gordon; and sisters, Nancy (Rick) Powers, Sharon Taylor and their families. She was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Hap Taylor and nephew Chad Powers.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, March 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Casimir Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. William Lugger as celebrant. Family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 p.m. and at St. Casimir Catholic Church from 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary to be held at 7:30 p.m. Donations may be made to The Shinsky Orphanage at P.O. Box 312, Bath, MI 48808.