BANGOR – Gertrude I. Kessler, 76, died Nov. 2, 2004 at a Bangor hospital. She was born May 19, 1928, in Vienna, Austria, the daughter of Josef Kraus and Leontine Sladek. Gertrude was employed by Viner Music Co. for many years. She is survived by her es-tranged husband, George W. Kessler of Pennsylvania; and her daughter, Georgette Kess-ler of Nobleboro. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Mount Hope Ceme-tery, with the Rev. Rudolph Leveille officiating. Friends are asked to meet at the Cemetery office, State Street Entrance at 10:45 a.m. Arrangements by Foley Funeral Service, Bangor.