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 Bobb Dean Lester

Bobb Dean Lester

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Death 15 Jan 2013 (aged 80)
Burial Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 103784921 · View Source
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Bobb Dean Lester died Jan. 15, 2013.

Born May 6, 1932 in Boise, Idaho, to Roy & Edythe Lester, joining Ardell, Ronald, Virginia and later, Lillian. He spent his younger years roaming the Chinese gardens, Boise river banks & even the secret underground tunnels. Selling papers, playing trombone & building lifelong friendships with ties to Boise High School where he graduated in 1950.

He worked for Bryson's Garage & then Intermountain Surgical.

Helen Opal Telford became his bride on Sept 28, 1952 and he was drafted into the U.S. Army on Oct. 6, 1952. They were blessed with a daughter Cheryl in 1957 & another Kristin in 1964.

In 1971 they opened Lester's Uniform & Emblem Co. which they ran for 22 years.

Bobb was a life long member of the LDS church, involved in PTA, parades & Toastmasters. He will long be remembered for his friendliness, pranks, clowning ability and his never ending supply of jokes. His motto was "Laugh as long as you live & live as long as you like."

Survived by his wife of over 60 years; his two daughters, Cherri Hill/Squires & Kristin (Jody Thompson); 15 grandkids; and 13 great-grandkids.

Viewing will be held from 6-8pm Monday Jan. 21st. Services 11am Jan. 22nd with viewing the hour before, all at the LDS Church, 1111 S. Cole Rd. Boise (next to Temple) burial will follow at Dry Creek Cemetery, Boise.

In honor of Bobb's many years as Ronald McDonald, in lieu of flowers may we suggest memorial contributions be made to the Ronald McDonald House at

Published in Idaho Statesman on January 20, 2013




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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
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