Fritz O. Lester

Fritz O. Lester
Fritz O. Lester of Plainwell, Michigan passed away January 15, 2008 in Plainwell. Mr. Lester was born December 7, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. Fritz was an accomplished engineer, having worked for Brunswick in Muskegon and retiring from Parker-Hannifin of Otsego in 1991. He loved golf, the out-of-doors and soccer, and was a very kind and giving, intelligent and self-made person. Surviving are his wife, the former Clarabelle Walling; three children, Wolfgang Lester of Iowa, Martin Lester of Rockford and Heidi (Thomas) Brooks of Kalamazoo; four step-children, Sue (Oren) Herbert of Kendall, Mike Lewis of Plainwell, Lori (Norm) Post of Chelsea and Karen (Gordon) Helms of Delton; four grandchildren, Roland Lester, Kristy Lester, Dustin Lester and Adam Lester; step-grandchildren, Randy, Jenny, Tiffany, Varsil, Michael, Brenda, Amanda, Michelle, Billy, Chelsea and Michael; several great-grandchildren. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may meet the family from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at Winkel Funeral Home where memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday. Contributions in memory of Fritz may be made to the American Heart Association.
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