Mary Jester June 11, 1946 - May 9, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Mary A. Jester, 67, of South Bend passed away Friday, May 9 at Hospice House in Roseland surrounded by ALL of her children and loving husband. Mary was born to James Grant Montieth and Mary Marguarite Miller on June 11, 1946. She lived in South Bend most of her life. Mary went to Riley High School. On June 29, 1964 Mary married her high school sweet heart, Larry A Jester, Sr who survives-they would have been married for 50 years in June. Eternal love. Mary is also survived by 3 sons and 2 daughters, Jim -Laura (Mo) Jester of South Bend, Scott-Sherri Jester of South Bend, Lori-Kevin MIlls of South Bend, Greg-Joanne Jester of South Bend, and Becky-Jason Jester of South Bend; Two sisters, Maggie (Jane)-Sam Noe of Missiouri, and Sue-Ken James of South Bend. Mary was proceeded in death by her loving son, Larry A. Jester Sr. (momma and you are together in Heaven forever and ever). Mary had 25 grandchildren that she loved dearly and 2 great grand children. Mary worked for the City of South Bend for 29 plus years as a radio room operator and secretary for the Street Dept in South Bend before retiring from the city. Mary enjoyed yard work, camping, her children, and grandchildren. She loved talking with good friends, her dog Charlie, and she devoted her life to her wonderful husband of 49 years of marriage. The Family is planning a Celebration of Life Cermony for the immediate family. Kaniewski Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Mom your life was too short as they always are but your family loves you and will miss you-we will meet again someday. I know your spirit lives inside all of us, but we wish you were still here. We love you.
Kaniewski Funeral Homes
3545 North Bendix Drive South Bend, IN 46628
Published in South Bend Tribune on May 12, 2014