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Sylvia Kesler McDuffie
Birth: Nov. 5, 1903
Monon
White County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1951
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

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She was the 12th of 14 children born to William and Sarah (Smith) Kesler. She married and became a mother of seven children whom she loved and nurtured until her untimely death at age 48. She had a malignant brain tumor which the doctors could not remove at that time.

Sylvia and Charles were married 4 Dec 1924 in White Co, IN, and they were the parents of:

Charles Wilfred/12 Dec 1925 (1:00 am) - 18 Aug 1927
Darren (stillborn son, 8mo)/Jul 1927
Alice/
Wayne/18 Aug 1931 (11:15 pm) m. Patt Morgan
Joseph/9 Jun 1933 (2:30 pm)
Sue/
Marilyn/

She was the PTA President of Ardmore Elementary school and President of the Women's Group at Calvary Baptist Church in South Bend for many years. She was very organized and wished to be an Interior Decorator, but her life and duties remained with her family.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Franklin Kesler (1858 - 1943)
  Sarah Parthena Smith Kesler (1865 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Alwyn McDuffie (1900 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Wilfred McDuffie (1925 - 1927)*
  Wayne Alvin McDuffie (1931 - 2008)*
  Joseph Wynn McDuffie (1933 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Jane Kesler Banes (1883 - 1953)*
  William Franklin Kesler (1884 - 1957)*
  Alonzo Ethan Kesler (1885 - 1966)*
  Sarah Irene Kesler (1887 - 1979)*
  Noah Benjamin Kesler (1889 - 1970)*
  Daisy Viola Kesler (1890 - 1893)*
  Harvey Earl Kesler (1893 - 1958)*
  Sylvester Earl Kesler (1895 - 1967)*
  Arlie Kesler (1897 - 1970)*
  Harry Kesler (1899 - 1984)*
  Goldia Kesler Smith (1901 - 1971)*
  Sylvia Kesler McDuffie (1903 - 1951)
  Iva Kesler Swinehart (1906 - 2001)*
  Ivan Kesler (1909 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Remington Cemetery
Remington
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 18, 2009
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