Verl Grant Lester

Born: Tue., Jul. 30, 1929
Died: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 06, 2018
Location: Crandall Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Dec. 07, 2018
Location: Evanston LDS Sage St Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 07, 2018
Location: Evanston LDS Sage St Chapel

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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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Lynnae & Brian Perkins
   Posted Mon December 03, 2018
Joyce, sending our love and condolences to your family. Verl was always so kind and helpful to us the last few years we were in Evanston. Praying for you!

Rodney Johns
   Posted Mon December 03, 2018
To all the Lester family.
I am so sorry for your loss, words cannot express my love, prayers and thoughts that are with you and your families. Verl is and was a great man whom I loved and respected very much. He took a young know it all boy and made me into the man I am today. I will always treasure my memories of him and being with him and your family. May God bless and comfort each of you during this time.

V on and Alice Chamberlain
   Posted Wed December 05, 2018
Verl Lester Family

Alice and I wish to send our sincere Condolences. We thought alot of Uncle Verl. We had plans of attending funeral friday but a unexpecting problem with a lead in my pace maker chenged our plans and will be in the Salt Lake VA. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Love Alice and Von Chamberlain

Larry and Kathy Muir
   Posted Thu December 06, 2018
We would like to send our condolences to Verl's wife and family...
He was a good friend.

Fred N
   Posted Fri December 07, 2018
To the Family ,
I would like to express how sorry to hear of your loss. The pain of losing a loved one is a pain that seemingly never goes away. However, the pain can lessen when we think of what God has promised to do for us.
What comfort does he provide us? First of all, at 1 Cor 15:26 it says: "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death." So God views death as an enemy and will eventually remove death.
Secondly, Jesus gave us hope when at John 11:25 he said: "I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:" So there is a chance to see our loved ones again under better conditions.
This comfort from the Bible has helped me in dealing with the loss of my father and I hope it will help your family to some degree with your loss.

The Brent and Susan Gerrard Family
   Posted Fri December 07, 2018
We send our sympathy. May you reflect upon the good times you've had with your loved one.

Whit Family
   Posted Fri December 14, 2018
We are so sorry to read about the passing of Verl. May God comfort all of you during your sad days and give you the strength to cope with your thoughts. During your disquieting days, think about seeing him again as a young and healthy man full of life and doing all the things he loved. (‘loss of a loved one’ - jw dot org.) Ponder over what you’d like to say and how big your hugs will be when we are reunited with our loved ones again. (Acts 24:15) Our sincere condolences to the family.

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