|Joseph L. Mester, Jr.
June 27, 1926 - June 7, 2016
Joseph Louis Mester, Jr. of Culver, died June 7, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor in Walkerton, he was 89. Born in South Bend to the
late Joseph L. and Anna (Fabian) Mester, he had one sister, Ann Parkus who is also deceased.
Joe was a life long resident of the Michiana area. He graduated from John Adams High School 1943 and served in the U. S. Army
during WW II, stationed in Italy. He retired from General Liquor, a wine wholesaler and importer, South Bend, Indiana. An avid
gardener, he always had a bumper crop of tomatoes and peppers.
On January 14, 1951 he married Dorothy Marie Paul who preceded him in death on January 21, 2010. They were married 59 years.
He is survived by three children, David (Marjorie) Mester, Edwardsburg, MI, Paul (Jennifer) Mester, Walkerton, IN, Steven Mester,
South Bend, IN. Grandchildren include Cameron, Montana Rose, Shane Mester, Heather Young and Noelle Warren. Great
grandchildren include Jeff and Austin Young, Lola Hettrick.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 9 at 11:00 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 430 Academy Rd, Culver, IN 46511.
Memorials may be given in honor of Joe to Trinity Lutheran Church, Culver.