Charlene Orpha Lea (Delzell) Koester

Charlene Orpha Lea (Delzell) Koester 1930—2018
Charlene Orpha Lea (Delzell) Koester – Charlene Delzell was born June 15, 1930 in Letts, Iowa and died Monday, August 13, 2018 in Greensboro, NC. She was the daughter of John James Delzell and Sylvia E. West, both proceeding her in death. In 1947 she married Earl Emil Koester, who survives, currently residing in Statesville, NC. Also surviving is one son Jackie (Linda Schlagenhaufen) and one grandson Zachary (Renee Boda). Preceding her in death are two daughters, five sisters and two brothers. Her past affiliations included VFW Auxiliary and Women of the Moose.
Cards may be sent in care of Jackie Koester, 1980 N. Pioneer Road, LaPorte, IN 46360. Funeral services will be held at a later time. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery in Freeport.

Published in The Journal-Standard from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25, 2018