Kuester, Norbert (1898 - 1983)






----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 01/12/1983

Kuester, Norbert (1898 - 1983)

Norbert Kuester, 84, of Route 2, Greenwood, Clark County, died at 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7, 1983.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10, at Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood. Officiating was Rev. Alwyn York. Burial was in the West Side Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, DaNeil Humke, Thomas Prall, Fred, Mark and Russell Awe and Jay LaBonte. Honorary pallbearers were Leon and Elmer Kuester, Walter Rasmussen, Harry and Arvin Liebzeit and Elmer Humke. Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, handled arrangements.

Norbert Kuester was born on Sept. 4, 1898, in the Town of Warner to Gottlieb and Minnie (nee Reinke) Kuester. He received his education at the Benjamin School. He worked in the lumber camps with his father for many years.

On June 7, 1923, he and Lena Abel were married in the Town of Eaton. They observed their Golden wedding Anniversary in 1973. He farmed in the Town of Warner all his life, retiring in 1961.

He was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood, and was on the Consistory.

He is survived by his wife two daughters, Mrs. Calvin (Gladys) Awe of Owen and Mrs. Eldore (Violet) Humke of Greenwood six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Preceding him in death were several brothers and sisters.



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