Tag Archives: Koester

Elmer William Koester

Elmer William Koester
b. 5 April 1926, Huntersville, Franklin County, Indiana, to Robert Herman and Caroline Charlotte (Thielking) Koester
d. 1 April 1985, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

m/1. 19 August 1947, Philippines
Teadora “Dorey” Ferol
b. 11 September 1920, Barcelona, Philippines
d. 2 August 2005, Batesville, Ripley County, Indiana

m/2. 7 August 1965
Patricia Ruth Frazier Kash
b. 17 February 1937
d. 1968

Children with Teadora “Dorey” Ferol:

  • Neria (b. 1947) married Curtis Lee Shelton
  • Susan Lee (b. 1948)
  • Zane Daniel (b. 1949) married Pamela Ann Kash
  • Steele Xavier (b. 1950) married Paula Mollaun

Elmer was a truck driver. He was wounded twice while serving in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II, and that is where he met and married Dorey. They were later divorced. He is buried in the Huntersville Cemetery, Huntersville, Franklin, Indiana, and she is buried in the St. Louis Catholic Cemetery

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger @yahoo.com

George Henry Koester

George Henry Koester
b. 17 November 1920, Huntersville, Franklin, Indiana, to Robert Herman and Caroline Charlotte (Thielking) Koester
d. 8 August 1980, Idaho

m/1. 2 July 1947
Frances Forrest

m/2. about 1950
Edith Baker

Children with Edith Baker:

  • Benjamin Maxwell (b. 1951) married Karen Pencock

George and Frances had no children and were divorced sometime before 1950 when George married for the second time.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger @yahoo.com

Luella Koester

Luella Koester
b. 21 February 1914, Huntersville, Franklin County, Indiana, to Robert Herman and Caroline Charlotte (Thielking) Koester
d. 25 December 1995, McDonough, Henry County, Georgia

m. 27 February 1935, Huntersville, Franklin County, Indiana
Orville Wessel
b. 4 April 1912, Ripley County, Indiana, to William A. and Selma (Belter) Wessel
d. 21 March 1986, Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida

Children with Orville Wessel:

  • Lucile Caroline (b. 1935) married Glen David Stevens
  • Donald William (b. 1938) married Jerry Louise Hilkinie
  • Earl Robert (b. 1939) married Anita Louise Swails
  • Helen Selma (1941-1999) married John Bailey

Both Luella and Orville are buried in Mt. Enon Cemetery, Plant City, Florida.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger @yahoo.com