Saturday, August 18th, 2012
Gerald L. "Jerry" Koesters, 65, Dublin, died Aug. 16, 2012, at the Kobacker House following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 30, 1946, in Celina to Albert and Vivian Tekamp Koesters. His mother survives; his father is deceased. On May 4, 1968, he married Pat Wendeln, who also survives.
Other survivors include a son, Todd (Colleen) Koesters, Plain City; two daughters, Amy (Paul) Houden, Middleton, Wisc., and Melissa (Brook) Pickrell, Dublin; six grandchildren; a brother, Tim (Karen) Koesters, Fort Wayne, Ind; and a sister, Barbara (Bill) Hamberg, St. Marys.
Also deceased is an infant brother, Daniel.
He received a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Dayton and worked as an accountant and realtor, most recently employed in computer sales. He also was a reservist in the U.S. Army.
Funeral service is 3 p.m. Sunday with calling 1-3 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home, Plain City, the Rev. Pat Toner officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Union County Honor Guard.
Contributions may be made to HomeReach Hospice, Columbus, or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be directed to fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com.