Koester, George W.

May 07, 2006

GEORGE W. KOESTER, age 86, passed away Friday, May 5, 2006 in Avon Park, Florida. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 18, 1919 to Frank and Lena (Shipley) Koester. Mr. Koester was a Steel Worker for Bethlehem Steel, member of Charles Evering Post in Baltimore, Maryland, member of the VFW, he served in the United States Navy during World War II, he was a member of the Unity Church in Sebring, Florida and had been a resident of Highlands County since 1985 coming from Baltimore, Maryland. He is survived by his sons - C. Donald Koester of Salisbury, Maryland, G. Larry Koester of Jarrettsville, Maryland and Richard Sandlass of Long Neck, Delaware; daughter - Juanita Bosse of Long Neck, Delaware; brother - Charles Koester of Baltimore, Maryland; sisters - Alice of Baltimore, Maryland, Elva of Tennessee, Lena of Baltimore, Maryland and Elsie of Millersville, Maryland; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Avon Park, Florida.

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