Elmer G. Koester

December 7, 1919 - January 31, 2010

Source: Muster Roll - December 19, 1944

Source: Chicago Tribune

Elmer G. Koester, age 90, retired CPD, WWII US Army Veteran Pearl Harbor survivor, beloved husband of the late Theo; loving father of the late Diane (Raymond) Zozgornick; dearest grandfather of Laura Johnson and Karen Georgeson; dear great-grandfather of Kristin (Sean) DiSilvestro, Ryan DiSilvestro, Scott Georgeson and Nicholas Georgeson; dear great-great-grandfather of Isabella Mullins and Riley Young; devoted brother of Leona Donchez and the late Irvin, Glen, Wilbur, Roy, Charlie and Irene Koester; fond uncle and great-uncle of many nieces and nephews