ST. MARY, Mo. -- Lester Bernard Schulte, 94, of St. Mary, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill.
He was born Sept. 16, 1907, in Perry County, son of Joseph and Sara Jane Dickerson Schulte.
He married Ada A. Duvall July 20, 1926. She died Dec. 2, 1990.
He was a retired farmer and member of Lithium Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Jerry L. Schulte of Chester; a daughter, Ina Mae Wood of Perryville, Mo.; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, two grandchildren, six brothers and three sisters.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Young & Sons Chapel in Perryville.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Francis Agnew officiating.
Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in St. Mary.