Russell B. Chesser
Winslow Alumni Class of 1949
August 09, 2010
Russell B. Chesser, 79, of Plainfield, passed away on August 09, 2010 in Hendricks Regional Health. He was born on November 21, 1930 in Winslow, Indiana to Roscoe and Helen Jennings Chesser.
He was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1949.
Russell married Sylvia “Sue” Helsley on September 4, 1954 in Belleville, Illinois, she survives. he was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He started his career in architecture working for several companies and retired as project manager from Baize Corporation. He was a handyman for the Plainfield Public Library, retiring last year.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Winslow, Indiana, Scottish Rite and the Murat Shrine in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Survivors include his wife, Sue; children, Theresa Carr and husband, Danny; Keith Chesser and wife, Beth; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2010 in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield, Indiana, with calling hours from 11 a.m. until service time.
Burial with military rites will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield, Indiana.
Memorial contributions can be made to the VFW National Headquarters, 406 West 34th St., Kansas City, Missouri 64111 – www.vfw.org Online condolences can be made to the Chesser family at www.bakerfuneralservice.com