Jessie Mae Kersting


(Dec. 28, 1926 - June 26, 2011)

Jessie Mae Kersting, 84, of Cody, died at home in the early hours of Sunday, June 26, 2011 after a sudden illness.

Jessie was born on Dec. 28, 1926 in Ten Sleep. She had also lived in Powell before moving to Cody.

She was preceded in death by her husband Hubert in 2005; son Dewey; sister Stella; and her parents.

Jessie is survived by her son Allan D. (Shannon) Kersting; grandson Allan L. Kersting of Cody; sisters Margaret of Powell and Dorothy of Worland; a brother in Arizona, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at Ballard Funeral Home on Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Don Barrus officiating. Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service. Sharing your memories of Jessie would be very welcome. Following the service, cremation will take place and inurnment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell at a later date.

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