|DONALD JOHN KOESTLER,
age 75, and a 20 year resident of El Paso, died June 25, 2004. He was
born in Kohler, Wisconsin of Joseph and Lillian (Bogenschneider)
Koestler, who preceded him in death. Three sisters, Betty, Lillian
and Dorothy, also preceded him in death. He was married 54 years to
his loving wife, Shirley, who survives him. Born to them were
Kathleen, (Indianapolis); Diane, (Wheaton, IL.) and John of
Stephenson, WA., twin granddaughters of Wheaton, IL. also survive
him. Donald served in the Occupation Army in Japan after WWII, and
was a graduate Electrical Engineer, working for G.E. for 40 years.
He retired 12 years ago. Donald was a lifetime Christian and a
member of Mt. Hope Lutheran Church for 20 years. Family will receive
friends at 9:30 am with a funeral service at 10:00 am Friday, July
2, 2004 at Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, 9640 Montwood Drive, El Paso,
Texas 79925. Memorial donations can be made to Mt. Hope Lutheran
Church for landscape plantings. Donald will be missed by all who
knew him. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-East.
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