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Emily  Kesling

Emily Ann Kesling

August 21st, 1959 - February 11th, 2022

Emily's Obituary

Emily Ann Kesling, 62, of New Buffalo passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022, at home.

Emily was born on August 21, 1959, to Dr. Peter and Charlene (Kneisley) Kesling in La Porte. She graduated from La Porte High School in 1977. Following graduation, Emily continued her education at the University of Colorado, the Art Academy of Cincinnati and also spent a year in Paris attending the American Art Academy. She was an accomplished artist and especially enjoyed plein air painting, traveling and skiing. Emily learned to ski at Ski Valley north of La Porte and won first place in an Indiana State Ski competition. Most of all, Emily cherished her family and friends, keeping in touch with her school classmates.

Emily is survived by her parents, Dr. Peter and Charlene Kesling; brothers, Dr. Chris Kesling (Tami) and Drew Kesling; nieces, Abigail Kesling, Hanna Kesling Post (Jim), Halley Kesling Umbrasas (Eric), Chloe Kesling, Katie Kesling Smith (Troy); nephews, Austen Kesling (Reagan), Calvin Kesling, William Kesling (Julia); eight great nieces and nephews as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother, Adam Kesling and niece, Lindsey Kesling

In honoring Emily’s wishes, a celebration of life service was held privately. Burial will take place in Pine Lake Cemetery in La Porte. Memorial contributions may be made to the La Porte County Animal Shelter, 2855 IN-2, La Porte. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at www.sommerfeldchapel.com.

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