Edward Raymond Hester
September 19, 1947 - August 29, 2004
published: Bonner County Daily Bee, September 1, 2004 Page 9
Edward Raymond Hester, 56, passed away, Sunday, August 29,
2004 at his home in Colburn, Idaho. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday,
September 2, 2004 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint, Idaho with Pastor
Jeff Bradley of the Calvary Chapel officiating. Burial will follow at the
McArthur Cemetery with Military Honors under the Auspices of V.F.W. Post #2453.
Ed was born on September 19, 1947 in Oceanside, California
to Vernon and Rae Madeline (Helm) Hester. Ed grew up and attended school in
Vista, CA. He served his country in the U. S. Army and was stationed in Germany
in the late 1960’s.
Ed owned a pet grooming business in Rancho Bernardo, CA
called the Pet Parlor. After selling the business he moved to the Sandpoint
area in 2002. In Sandpoint Ed worked for Handyman Services.
Ed enjoyed life and sharing God’s word. He has gone to be
with the “Author” and will be greatly missed by all that knew him. His hobbies
included billiards, hiking, and working with his hands.
He is survived by his daughters Sarah and Rachel Hester,
both of Bakersfield, California; brother Vance (Carol) Hester of San Antonio;
nieces Christy Holand of San Antonio; Cathy (Jason) Bruce of Fort Worth, Texas;
great nieces Jordan and Reagan Holand; Mauryn and Sadie Bruce; as well as
special friends Larry (Deb) Beeler of Sandpoint.
Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Sandpoint,
Idaho is in charge of arrangements.