In Loving Memory…

Lester R. Hostetler

Lester Roy Hostetler was born October 16, 1927, at Shelbyville, IL.

He was married April 9, 1950, to Magdalena Catherine Hostetler. To this union was born five sons and five daughters: Larry and wife Susie of Ravendar Springs, AR, Darlene, Mrs. Douglas Christner, of Warm Springs, AR, Raymond and wife Ruth Ann, of Pocahontas, AR, Marvin and wife Viola, of Otterville, MO, Lyla (deceased), Emily, Mrs. Frank Kempf, of Mena, AR, Delbert and wife Kathy, of Otterville, MO, Corene, Mrs. Luke Knox, of Sedalia, MO, Judith, Mrs. Lester Kempf, of Ravendar Springs, AR, Marion and wife Alice, of Otterville, MO; 74 grandchildren and 137 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers and one sister.

Lester and his family moved to the Otterville area from Arkansas in May of 1986.

He peacefully passed away at his home on July 7, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 10, at Olive Hill Amish-Mennonite Church.

Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at the Olive Hill Amish-Mennonite School.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Heckart Funeral Home.

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