|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 18, 2009|
Mildred L. Koester, 85, of Waco, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2009 at St. Catherine's Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at St. Mark Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Robinson Cemetery. Open visitation will be Monday, July 20, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.
Mildred was born in China Spring, Texas, to the late Adolf and Clara Schaeper. She graduated from Waco High School in 1942. She worked at W.T. Grant and Kress variety stores. She married Lorenz Koester in 1947. Mildred loved the outdoors, especially growing flowers and gardening. As a homemaker, she will be remembered for her sewing and homemade cookies. Mildred has been a long time member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Waco where she belonged to the Dorcas Circle and Senior Saints.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenz Erwin Koester; and daughter, Lynette Berrier.
She is survived by son, Ronald Koester and wife, Dana, of Robinson; son-in-law, Michael Berrier, of Tyler; grandchildren, Travis, Amy, Ric and Joseph Berrier, and Angela Koester; great-grandchildren; Josh, Emma, and Jacob Berrier.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 7/19/2009...N4/TL3
Lorenz E Koester (1920 - 1992)
Lynette Faye Koester Berrier (1951 - 2005)*
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
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