KESTER, Lorne Dean

Posted: July 27th, 2022

Lorne Dean Kester

1935 – 2022

Mr. Lorne Kester of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Lyn Kester, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the age of 87 years.

Lorne was born April 23, 1935 to Clarence and Marie Kester, a pioneer homestead family, at the Galt Hospital in Lethbridge. Lorne completed all his education in Enchant. After graduation, he became a full-time farmer with his Dad. Lorne married Lyn (Terriff) in 1964 and together they raised three sons on the farm: Murray (Melody) and Mark of Enchant and Barry (Annette) of Calgary. Lorne will be missed by his seven cherished grandchildren: Soren and Bailey; Jaret, Brody and Gavin; Nicola and Braeden, his two sister-in-laws: Florence Terriff and Beth Terriff, as well as nieces and nephews.

Lorne was predeceased by siblings Mildred (Warren) Kleeman and Verne (Chris) Kester and brothers-in-law Wayne and Paul Terriff.

Lorne enjoyed serving in various capacities within the farming and church community. He was a devoted, kind and honest son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

Our family would like to thank the health care professionals who cared for him.

With his loving family present, Lorne will be laid to rest at 9:30 am on Friday, July 29, 2022 at the Enchant Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will follow at 1:00 pm at MARTIN BROTHER’S RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Erin Phillips officiating.

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2 Condolences for “KESTER, Lorne Dean”

  1. colin laing says:

    Lyn, so sorry for your loss

    Colin and Sandra Laing

  2. Dianne and Joe Smith says:

    So sorry to hear about Lorne. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

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