Kenneth L. Kuester

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Kenneth Larry Kuester, 79, of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., died Sunday, May 6 2012, following a battle with cancer.

Born Sept. 19, 1932, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Charles and Hazel Kuester. He was the husband of Katheryne "Kitty" Kuester, his wife of 54 years.

He grew up in West Baltimore City and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1952. After high school, he served in the Army for two years before attending Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He received a bachelor of science from there in 1959.

In 1972, he received a masters of science in Special Education from Loyola College in Baltimore. He worked for more than 30 years in the field of rehabilitative services. He began his career in Virginia in 1961 as a rehabilitative counselor. In 1962, he returned to his home state of Maryland, where he worked for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation from 1980 until 1989.

He was an accomplished athlete and enjoyed coaching as well. He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid fan of baseball and horse racing.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children and their spouses Kenneth and Tamara, of Barboursville, Va., Kevin Larry and Anne, of Kirkland, Wash., and Kamie Lynn and Jackie Evans, of Cary, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the , 930-A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

Condolences may be offered by emailing [email protected] or online at

Arrangements are by Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel, in Manteo, N.C.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 23, 2012
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