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Alice M. Lester, 100, of Lincoln, died
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln
Christian Church, with Ron Rector officiating. Visitation
will be one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Mrs. Lester was a retired schoolteacher. She had
taught 40 years in various schools.
She was born May 31, 1909, in DeWitt County to
Charles and Edith Swisher Marvel. She married
Kenneth Lester. He preceded her in death in
She is survived by one son, Charles (and Phyllis)
Lester of Columbia; three grandsons, Rodney Theobald
of Lincoln, Kevin (and Debbie) Theobald of Lincoln
and Jeffery (and Kelly) Lester of Kirkwood, Mo.; two
granddaughters, Brenda Fields of St. Charles, Mo.,
and Pamela Taff of Eureka, Mo.; eight
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and
one sister, Arlene Totten of Sterling.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter,
Carol Theobald; one brother, Walter Marvel; two
sisters, Zelda Marvel and Martha Webb; and one
granddaughter, Rhonda Rae Theobald.
She was the oldest living member of Lincoln
Christian Church. She was also a member of the Maroa
Christian Church and the Retired Teachers
Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church
or Maroa Christian Church.
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