Ralph Louis Nessler Jr.
||Ralph Louis Nessler, Jr BIRTH 15 Jun 1920 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana DEATH 31 Mar 2010
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana BURIAL OCT 23,1989 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion
County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 39, Lot: 24 son of Ralph Louis Nessler & Gladys Young |
Ralph Louis Nessler, Jr. 89, passed away March 31, 2010.
He was a beloved father, grandfather and friend.
Born June 15, 1920, he was a lifelong resident of Indianapolis.
His parents, Ralph L. and Gladys (Young) Nessler, Sr. preceded him in death as did his loving wife of 35 years,
Maureen Barron Nessler.
Ralph is survived by his two daughters, Gina Nessler Bremner and son-in-law, James D. Bremner, Lindsey Nessler
Flaherty and son-in-law David Flaherty; grandchildren, Matthew Bremner and wife Carley, Joshua Bremner,
Michael Flaherty and Robert Flaherty, and brother-in-law Ian Barron of Winnipeg, Canada.
Ralph attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic School and Arsenal Technical High School class of 1938. He graduated
from Purdue University in 1942 and with 49 other Mechanical Engineers joined the Naval Reserve. He served in
Washington D.C. and Ford Island, Hawaii. Ralph was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and was his father
before him. Both were loyal and faithful supporters of Purdue Football. Ralph attended his first football game
at the age of 6 and continued attending through his 80's.
Ralph met his wife, Maureen, on a fishing trop in Montreal, Canada in 1953. After inviting her down for Purdue's
homecoming game that fall, he asked her to marry him. They were married January 2, 1954.
Ralph owned and operated DeHaven Engineering from 1964 until he sold it in 1990 and was a member of Indiana
Ralph spent the last 32 years wintering in Naples, Florida where he enjoyed his retirement with many good
friends, young and old.
married 2 Jan 1954 Marion, Indiana, Gina Maureen Barron Birth Winnipeg Manitoba Crana 27 Feb 1923 Death
19 Oct 1989 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, BURIAL OCT 23,1989 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion
County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 39, Lot: 24 daughter of James Charles Barron & Georgina Bolton
Gina Marie Nessler married
James David Bremner
Lindsey Ann Nessler married
David Michael Flaherty son of John J. Flaherty and Elizabeth A Mayfield.