Obit: Kuester, Ed F. (1907 - 1995)





----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 03/8/1995


E. F. KUESTER  (1907 - 1995)

E. F. "Eddie" Kuester, 87, Greenville, Ohio, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 1995, at the Brethren's Home. A memorial service was held on Sunday, Feb. 12, 1995, at the First Presbyterian Church, Greenville. Rev. James P. Nealeigh officiated. Burial will be at a later date at Palestine Cemetery.

He was born on Nov. 14, 1907, in Greenwood, Clark County, to Fred and Alvina (nee Brandt) Kuester. He graduated from Greenwood High School and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he majored in agriculture. He moved to Darke County, Ohio, on Oct. 1, 1930, when he was hired by Jackson School, now Mississinawa Valley. He married Alice Rush on June 23, 1935. She survives. He taught at Jackson School for 11 years, then went to teach Vo-Ag at Ansonia High School. In 1945, he became the agricultural extension agent for Darke County until 1970. In the later 1980's, he received the alumnus citation from the University of Wisconsin for his work in agriculture. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Greenville, where he had served as elder.

Survivors include his wife four brothers, Arthur Kuester, Thorp: Irwin Kuester, Mount Olive, Ill. Elmer Kuester and George Kuester, both of Greenwood and three sisters, Lilly Kuester, Milwaukee Norma Ebert, Loyal and Elmira Mattes, Thorp.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Elvera Briski.



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