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Verl Grant Lester

July 30, 1929 ~ December 1, 2018 (age 89)
Verl G. Lester 89 passed away peacefully at his home on December 1, 2018.

He was born on July 30, 1929 in Evanston to Esther & James Lester of Hilliard.
He married Joyce J. Lester On Sept. 05, 1949 In Elko Nevada.
He loved working on his ranch and tending the animals, it was his way of life.
There would never be a day that you would not see him out mending fences or
getting ready for the next hay season. He had many other passions and he loved
the birds, especially the wild game hens, many of times he would bring these home
for my mother to prepare for dinner. He had a love for the outdoors, going hunting
and camping, ect.  We had many cows and other animals, but the sheep were his passion
and he loved to have them around and take care of them.

He is survived by his loving wife Joyce Lester
who has a passion for people and became a Nurse.
He is also survived by his children:
Robyn Vansyoc (Daughter), Perry R. Lester (Son,), Steve A. Lester (Son), Marie L. Barrus (Daughter),
Caitlen A. Edwards (Daughter), Mark C. Lester (Son), 18 Grand
Children & 33 Great Grand Children.

He is preceded in death by his parents 17 Brothers & Sisters: V. Gene Lester, Samuel Lester (Son), Kallie
Martin Nelson (Granddaughter), Kohen George Moore.

Viewing will be at Crandall’s Funeral Home on Dec. 6th, 2018 from 6 – 8 pm.

Funeral will be held at the 1st and 4th Ward Sage St. in Evanston starting at 11:00 am on Friday & graveside
services thereafter at the Evanston cemetery.
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