Lester Christian Obituary

Lester  Christian
Lester Christian
Lester Christian

November 15, 1909 - March 31, 2008
Born in Randall, IA
Resided in Pleasant Hill, IA
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Obituary

Lester H. Christian, 98, died Monday, March 31, 2008 at Parkridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pleasant Hill where he had lived since 2006. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Masonic Cemetery in Dallas Center.

Lester was born in Randall, IA and lived in Dallas Center for almost 50 years before moving to Des Moines in 1959. He enjoyed working with the public as a clerk for the U. S. Postal Service. He was a 50 year member and Past Master of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Dallas Center Methodist Church. He enjoyed watching all sports, especially the Hawkeyes. He spent time with friends fishing, traveling, bowling and playing cards and Bingo.

Lester is survived by his son, James "Chris" Christian (Peggy) of Denver, CO; daughter, Janice Warren (Tommy) of Pleasant Hill; brother, Roy "Chris" Christian of Des Moines; sister, Ruth Pearlmutter of San Lorenzo, CA; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary LaVone Christian; infant son, Lee Harold Christian; parents and eight siblings.

Memorial contributions are being directed to the American Heart Association.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, April 5, 2008
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Saturday, April 5, 2008
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Masonic Cemetery - Dallas Center
Dallas Center, IA US
Saturday, April 5, 2008

Charities

American Heart Association
1111 Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50314