Thursday, December 24, 2009
Lester J. King, 1924-2006
Quad-Cities Online - 20 April 2006
Lester J. King, 81, of Colona, died April 18, 206, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. Burial is in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.
He was born May 1, 1924, in Elmira, Mo., son of Lester and Maude Stiles King. He married June Agnew May 1955 in Galesburg. She died Feb. 16, 2005.
Lester worked on the assembly line at John Deere Harvester, East Moline, retiring in 1983, after 32 years of service.
He enjoyed gardening and fishing.
Lester served in the Army during World War II.
Survivors (and spouses) are his daughter, Donna (Jerry) Feldhusen, Colona; sisters, Mildred Dorrey and Barbara Cline, both of Missouri; granddaughter, Joline (Dan) Wellendorf, Omaha, Neb.; grandson, Monte (Diane) Condrack, Eau Claire, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Austin and Joseph Condrack. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lee King, and his brothers, Delbert and Howard.