Kenneth C. Ressler, 75, Vietnam vet, operated The Hideway, Lititz Legion member, Harley enthusiast

By on April 25, 2018

Kenneth C. Ressler, 75, of Wrightsville, died on March 29, 2018 at his home.

Born in Oneida, N.Y. on March 19, 1943, he was the son of the late Clarence Ressler and his beloved late mother Ivie (Heiney) Walkowicz.

He was the husband of Cheryl Ressler of Wrightsville.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Kenny enjoyed making friends operating The Hideaway bar and riding his Harley-Davidson in Lititz up until 2000 when he retired. Upon his retirement, he enjoyed living at the Susquehanna River and spending time at the Leber Farm tending to his horses, Clyde and Dylan, with help from Adalyn and Logan. Prior to owning The Hideaway, he worked for Federal Mogul. He was a member of both the Lancaster VFW Post 2344 and the Lititz American Legion Post 56.

He is survived by his five brothers and sisters: David Ressler, Michelle Steiner, Eileen Drennen, Dirk Walkowicz and Kirk Walkowicz; and a stepson Ryan Benner, his wife, Lani, and their children, Arella and Ellis.

Following cremation, a graveside service will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville on May 2 at 1:30 p.m. Those planning on attending are asked to meet at the cemetery by 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, York. Condolences may be offered at etzweilerfuneralhome.com.

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