Burial, with military rites, will be in the Funks
Grove Cemetery, rural McLean.
Funeral Home in Atlanta is in charge of
Mr. Hester retired from Wallace Computer Services
in Clinton after 34 years.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was born Oct. 24, 1937, in Rochester, Minn.,
the son of Harold "Doc" and Margaret Ralph Hester.
He married Sherri Shifflet on Aug. 23, 1980, in
He is survived by his wife, of McLean; two
daughters, Kelly (and Nathan) Hendrickson of McLean
and Kari (and Jeff) Tyler of Concordia, Mo.; one
sister, Janet Jones of Farmer City; one grandchild,
Tristin Hendrickson, and a future granddaughter,
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of the Central Illinois Ditch
Patrick enjoyed riding his motorcycle, hunting,
fishing and snowmobiling, and he was an avid Cubs
and Chicago Bears fan.
He graduated from Farmer City High School and
attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins,
Memorials may be made to the McLean United
Methodist Church, BroMenn Hospice, McLean Fire and
Rescue Squad, or the American Cancer Society.
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