Orlyss Claire Kessler, 90, passed away peacefully on September 21, 2017. Mrs. Kessler, of Scottsdale, was born in Toledo, Ohio and moved to Arizona in 1959. Before retirement she was an advertising sales manager and real estate broker. She loved to play golf and was very active at St. Theresa Catholic Parish. Orlyss was married 35 years to Joseph V. Kessler, who passed away in 1985. She was preceded in death by her brothers; Wesley, Paul and Duane Kolby of Toledo, Ohio. Survivors include 12 nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 9:50 A.M., followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, September 28, 2017 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Rd., in Phoenix. Interment will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa Catholic Church. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.