Marge Kesler, 85, died at 3:35 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Retreat of Port Orange in Port Orange, Florida. Marge was born on February 27, 1937, in Detroit, Michigan to the late George and Dorothy (Bowsher) Ball.

She grew up in Defiance, Ohio and graduated from Defiance High School in 1954.

On September 17, 1955, she married Howard Cramer, who died December 10, 1992.

Marge retired from the Paulding County Department of Human Services in September 1994.

On September 30, 1994, she married Lee Kesler and moved to Sun City Center, Florida where they resided for 25 years. Lee died July 10, 2019.

She is survived by three children: Cheryl Peterman, of Lima, Ohio; Rhonda Bakle, of Paulding, Ohio; and Scott Cramer, of Payne, Ohio; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister Eileen Steel and a brother Charles (Jim Ball).

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at the Paulding Eagles from 2-4 p.m. Services will be in Cromley Cemetary, Defiance, Ohio at a later date.

The family request memorials be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.