Carl D. “Skip” Cessna, 76, of Tiffin, died at 7:15 AM, Thursday, November 8, 2018 at his residence.
Carl was born October 12, 1942 in Kansas, Ohio to Clayton and Troas (Boyd) Cessna. He married Mary Alice “Allie” Bentz May 29, 1965, at St. Joseph Catholic Church and she survives in Tiffin.
His family includes, Cindy (Ciro II) Ciraci, of Bolivar, Ohio and children, Angelina, Francesca, and Ciro III Ciraci; Denise (Joe) Soldano of Lexington, South Carolina and children, Ryan and Lexi Soldano; Greg Cessna of Tiffin and children, Nick (Jean Marie) Cessna, Masonne McIntyre, Jayma Voorheis, Kailyn Hernandez and grandchildren Michael Cessna and Natalie McIntyre; Tim (Deb) Cessna of Republic and children, Brooke and Lainey Cessna; Beth Cessna of Tiffin and children, Brandon (Callie) Cessna and grandson Bennett Cessna, and Brady Hedrick, who is deceased.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Don Cessna, Lloyd Cessna, Fred Cessna; and a sister, Jane Roessler.
Carl was a 1961 graduate of Jackson-Liberty High School. He worked at General Electric Company and later retired from Whirlpool Corp. of Clyde. He enjoyed fishing and sprint car racing.
Visitation for family and friends will be 1 to 3 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, 419-447-3113 with a funeral at 3 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Bridge Hospice, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
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