Ken Hesser of Pettes & Hesser passes away

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — RVDA regrets to inform the membership that Ken Hesser of Pettes & Hesser Insurance died on November 24.

Hesser was born on October 11, 1945 in Wilmington, Delaware. He loved the desert and resided in Arizona for more than 20 years. He loved to travel to exotic places with his wife, MaryAnn, and spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by two sons, Joseph and Michael Hesser, one daughter, Jacqueline Hesser, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. The Pettes & Hesser agency has worked with RV dealers for more than 25 years.

Services will be held in his honor Saturday, December 1 at 3 p.m. at Messinger Mortuary, 8555 E Pinnacle Peak Rd in Scottsdale.

In lieu of flowers, the family gratefully requests donations be made in Ken’s name to Shoebox Ministries, 7902 E Wood Dr, Scottsdale AZ 85260.

SOURCE: RVDA press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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