Gene Kessner, 49, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at his home in Casper, Wyoming. He died following a sudden illness. He was a resident of Casper for 25 years and was a former resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming.
He was born on May 25, 1972, in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the son of Robert Kessner and Norma Marcy.
Mr. Kessner attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming, and was a 1990 graduate of Rock Springs High School. He received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming in 1995.
His first and only employment was Farm Bureau Insurance Company straight out of college.
He worked for Farm Bureau Insurance for the past 25 years and recently became the Director of Property Catastrophe Claims, SCLA.
Mr. Kessner loved spending time with family especially his daughter. Gene’s fur babies Sierra and Mouse were loved. He enjoyed anything outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping. His witty sense of humor was shared by everyone.
Survivors include his daughter, Kaitlyn Kessner of Casper, Wyoming; one brother, Steven Kessner of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one sister Erica Youngerman and husband Derrick of Phoenix, Arizona; several cousins; two nieces, Ashlynn Youngerman; Isabella Youngerman and one nephew, Caiden Youngerman.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Kessner and Norma Kessner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 116 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Interment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
In Christian love of neighbor, face coverings and social distancing are strongly encouraged.
Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com