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Annis Koester

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[December 29, 2008]  NEW HOLLAND -- Annis Elizabeth Koester, 84, of New Holland, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at 4:10 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Peters officiating. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. at the church.

Burial will be in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland.

Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Mrs. Koester was a homemaker.

She was born Nov. 27, 1924, in Elkhart to Carl and Nancy McGath Harriss. She married Harold L. Koester on Nov. 24, 1945, in New Holland. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 2002.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (and Ed) Davison of New Holland; three sons, Merlin (and Diane) Koester of Marion, Darwin (and Wilda) Koester of Stanford and Paul (and Sharon) Koester of Beason; one brother, Donald (and Pauline) Harriss of Olney; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter.

She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln.

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Memorials may be made to the Wilda Koester Kidney Fund.

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