Frederick C. Kesting, 89, of Marissa, IL; born September 28, 1922 in Ferguson, MO; passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012 at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville, IL.
Mr. Kesting was a dairy farmer.
He is preceded in death by his parents Christian and Maria, nee Behle, Kesting. His wife Florence, nee Hazelwood, Kesting whom he married on July 30, 1944 in Ferguson, MO and who passed away on June 11, 2005. 1 daughter – Elaine Burgett. 2 brothers – Christian Kesting; William Kesting. 1 sister – Elizabeth Thies.
He is survived by his children – Fred Kesting Jr. of Marissa, IL; Artha Scherf of Freeburg, IL; Barbara Romeo, of Wildwood, MO; Donna Coulter of Marissa, IL. 11 grandchildren – Jon Burgett; Jane Perry; Lisa Best; Shannon Kesting; Lydia Pranger; Jacob Pranger; Corin Forster; Cayla Scherf; Sarah Bouchette; Michelle Coulter; Andrew Coulter. 3 great-grandchildren. 2 sisters – Elfrieda Vache of Ferguson, MO; Marie Kesting of Ferguson, MO.
Private family services to be held
Interment: Burial will be held at Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.