Chester T. Machen Senior of Houston, Texas, formerly a long-time resident of Mt.Gilead, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012.
Chester celebrated his 88th birthday on December 19th.
His beloved wife, Joyce, passed away in 1998. He leaves his daughters and son: Charlene Machen Craze, Cindy Machen Rivet,
Caren Machen Marks and Chet Machen Jr. and his sister, Louise. Along with six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Before retirement, Chester was associated with HPM, Marion Power Shovel and the Morrow County Highway Dept.
He was a Veteran in the Air Force and will be laid to rest in Veterans Memorial in Houston, Texas.
Published in The Morrow County Sentinel on Jan. 2, 2013