Kenneth Hooker Kester, known to most as Ken, was born on March 16, 1936 in Lamar to G.E. and Maurine (Hooker) Kester. He passed away in Green Valley, Arizona, February 17, 2018, at the age of 81.
Ken was united in marriage to Virginia Smith May 27, 1956. To this union they had three sons: Dan, Mike, and Ed.