Chester Ivester

Saturday, October 18, 2003

Chester "Marty" Ivester, 56, of Riverdale, Utah, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada.

He was born Sept. 25, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Jewell and Connie Ivester. He and Cheryl Mae Graham were married May 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff.

Ivester was a mechanical engineer with ATK Thiokol Propulsion.

He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Chris Ivester of Riverdale; a daughter, Charite Warren of Riverdale; his mother of Jackson; three brothers, Ronald Ivester of St. Louis, Joel Ivester of Tucson, Ariz., Guy Ivester of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Annette Neyer of Lenexa, Kan., Mary Ivester of Wichita, Kan.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. Burial will be in Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.