Charles "Chuck" Kester
October 24, 1936 - August 27, 2022
Obituary For Charles "Chuck" Kester
Sun Prairie – Charles “Chuck” Kester, age 85, passed away on August 27, 2022, at the UW Hospital, Madison. He was born on October 24, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois to parents Frank and Elizabeth (Stanbra) Kester.
Chuck joined the Navy in 1955 and served until 1960. He then later moved to Madison, Wisconsin. He married Lucille Schumann in 1961. He retired from the State of Wisconsin in 1994 and spent 10 years of his retirement as a full time RVer volunteering with the USFW in Alaska, New Mexico, Wisconsin, and the lower 48 states.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 61 years Lucille; daughter Regina (Patrick) Maxwell of Cordes Lakes, AZ; grandsons Joshua (Niki) Maxwell and Adam (Jaki) Maxwell both of Mesa, AZ; great grandsons Devon, Brennan, and Aydin of Mesa, AZ; brother-in-law Wayne Schumann; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Mary; brothers William, Ivan, and Norman; one niece, Norma Jean; and one great nephew, Tony. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Arbor Day Foundation.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
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