Henry Herman Koester
- March 7, 2009 - March 7, 2009
- South Bend, Indiana
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Henry Herman Koester, 78, of Shellbark Ave., South Bend, passed away at his home on Friday, March 6th.
He was born on October 4th, 1930 in Avon, South Dakota to Angelus and Marie Koester who preceded him in death. He is survives by his wife, Eleanor of 51 years, and his daughters, Eileen (David) Shingledecker of Mishawaka and Emilie (Victor) Thierfelder West Palm Beach, Florida. Also surviving is a son, David (Lisa) Koester of South Bend, ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Two brothers from Frankenmuth, Michigan and many nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death, along with his parents, by two sisters.
He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving honorably in the Army and being discharged in 1956. Mr. Koester was a retired Carpenter and was very active in his church, Peace Lutheran Church of Granger.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday at Peace Lutheran Church, 16791 Cleveland Road, Granger, Indiana with Rev. Steven Mischke officiating. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the services on Monday at the church. Burial will follow the services at Highland Cemetery, South Bend. The family wishes that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to be made to the Peace Lutheran Church. Bubb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.