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1925 Mary 2022

Mary Koester

July 28, 1925 — August 24, 2022

Koester, Marie G. (nee Remes)

Entered into rest on Wed. August 24, 2022, at the age of 97. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph & Stella (nee Skapik) Remes, a baby brother Joseph, grandson Braden Lane, and great-granddaughter Shania Lane. Beloved wife of the late Herbert F. Koester for 70 years.  Dearest mother of Janet (Danny) Richards, David (Pam), and Gary (Lisa) Koester; Loving grandmother of Nicole (Andrew) Boerschig, Valerie (Doug) Southard , Neil (Tonia) Lane, Denise (Ryan) Walsh,  Dan (Casey) Koester, and Darren Koester.  Cherished great-grandmother of 16 and great-great-grandmother of 4; Dear sister of Henry Remes, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.

Services: Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 10:00 am until Funeral Service at 11:30 am at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County Chapel.  Interment will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  Memorial donations can be made to the Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation, 144 W. Lockwood Suite 201, Webster Groves, MO 63119.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Committal

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Starts at 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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