LIMA, Ohio — Louis Justin Hesseling, 76, of Lima, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at his residence.

He was born July 6, 1941, in Lima, to Raymond and Zita (Dickrede) Hesseling. Both preceded him in death.

Survivors include:

Son — Gary Hesseling of Uniopolis

Daughters — Janet Alexander of Lima and Linda Rister of Delphos

Brother — Ralph (Diane) Hesseling of North Carolina

Sisters — Ellen Shepard and Ruth Hesseling, both of Michigan

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Robert Rister Sr.; and two sisters, Delores Hesseling and Mary Ann Hesseling.

He was an Army veteran.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at Harter & Schier Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. Father Dennis Walsh will officiate. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

To leave condolences please visit