Lillian K. Hester, 87, of 829 April Ave., died Friday (April 11, 2014) in Blessing Hospital. She was born March 31, 1927, in Quincy, a daughter of William and Mary (Davis) York. She married William Hester Jr. on July 10, 1965, in Quincy. He died April 29, 1994. Lillian worked at Quincy Motorola for years and then retired after working for Quincy Paper Box. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, taking walks, and talking for hours. Lillian will be missed immensely by her family and friends. She is survived by three sons, William Hester and his wife, Jacqueline, of Bethel, Mo., Michael Hester of Quincy, and Jack Hester and his wife, Vicki, of Westminster, Colo.; a daughter, Crystal Paup and her husband, Robert, of St. Charles, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and by her dog, Cuddles. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister. SERVICES: 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Henry Pratt. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery. VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Quincy Humane Society. ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com.
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Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
Quincy, IL 62301
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 13 to Apr. 15, 2014