Hazel Kester, 90


Hazel Kester (nee Holeton) of Grafton, formerly of Antigo, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Harbor Cove in Port Washington at the age of 90.

Hazel was born in Antigo on June 19, 1923, to Thomas and Ida (nee Bunnow) Holeton.

Hazel is survived by three daughters, Yvonne Nye of Milwaukee, Nancy (Mike) Parsells of Henderson, Nev., and Dixie Roark of Greenwood, Ind., two sons, Richard (Emma) Rice of Youngstown, Fla., and Jim (Sue) Rice of Monroe, Wash. She is further survived by 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Kester.

Private services were held at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.